The Complete Musician is a practical and contextual approach to learning musical theory which is perfect for undergraduate level classes or for use in self-teaching.
What does this book cover?
The Complete Musician: An Integrated Approach to Theory, Analysis, and Listening is a deep dive into the theory of music, but it doesn’t linger on the ‘theoretical’ level. Rather than listing terms and urging you to memorise concepts, it relates what you will be learning to real music, on a practical and easily approachable level. It also contains plenty of practical exercises.
The Complete Musician also explores:
About the Authors
Steven G Laitz teaches at The Julliard School – where he is Department Chair of Music Theory and Analysis – as well as at the Eastman School of Music – where he is Professor of Music Theory. Finally, Professor Laitz is Director of the University of Oklahoma’s Gail Boyd de Stwolinski Center for Music Theory Pedagogy.
The Complete Musician: An Integrated Approach to Theory, Analysis, and Listening is a great place to start your studies in music theory.