Kindle Music Theory

e-Books for Kindle

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There are several Kindle Music Theory e-books available, some of which are very good. I have included some titles that you may find useful. First you will need to choose a specific type of Kindle. They are reasonably priced, and if you only need it for reading, the cheapest option is sufficient.

You can also download a free Kindle Reading App from Amazon for just about any device, including computers (both PC & Mac), smart phones and tablets...

A Kindle is an e-book reader by Amazon. The latest Kindle Fire, is not only an e-book reader but it has a multitude of download applications.

If you find a Kindle you like, research it thoroughly and make sure it's exactly what you're looking for. I have given a brief overview of each product to give you some idea of its features. There are several types of Kindles available. I have included the most popular kindles... you will find the others when exploring these options.

There are so many gadgets available on the market. This one is a really handy, especially if you love reading and music. You can take it anywhere and have all your information at your fingertips anytime. You don't have to waste a second looking for a book or waiting till you get home to do your homework. I call it my 'Pocket Rocket'!


Kindle: Amazon e-books for Music Theory

The following is a list of Kindle music theory e-books. There are some very good titles in this section, some of which you will find extremely useful if you are learning music theory. There are even some titles that music teachers may find useful.

The following e-books have all been rated highly by consumers. Most of these titles are also available in book version... enjoy.

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Music Theory Books

1. Basic Music Theory - Joe Procopio

An easy and inexpensive way to understand the basic concepts of music theory.
This is a very good book for beginners who feel a little overwhelmed with the prospect of learning music theory.

  • Step by step coverage of all the important fundamentals of music theory
  • Easy to understand
  • Good use of diagrams
  • Exercises to help cement concepts learned in sessions
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Good customer rating - 4.5 stars

2. Square One - Andy Kossowsky

A short introduction to the vocabulary and concepts of music theory.
If you've wanted to learn about music theory but didn't know where to begin or even how to ask the right questions, this will start you off. We'll start at Square One.

  • Clear & concise description of modern music theory
  • Easy to read and understand
  • technical information is complete and well presented
  • for self-taught musicians, fills in a lot of gaps
  • handy on the kindle - constantly referring to it

3. Basic Music Theory - Jonathan Harnum

Basic Music Theory explained in a clear concise friendly manner. This book is written by an experienced teacher whose methods have stood the test of time both in schools and in his private teaching studio. Each lesson is well constructed and extremely enjoyable. It is a great reference book for people of all ages with varying abilities. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned pro just wanting to brush up on some theory. You will find yourself referring to this book again and again...

You will discover how easy it is to:
  • Learn quickly and efficiently with easy lessons designed by a professional teacher.
  • Learn the symbols used in written music.
  • Understand the terms musicians use.
  • Learn the guitar fretboard & piano keyboard
  • Learn terms and symbols with the use of memory devices
  • Use the included study guides to remember it all.
  • Apply what you have learned with short, easy Practical Use sections at the end of each Chapter.
  • Tune in to radio shows, television shows and the Internet to find musicians demonstrating great music.

4. The Everything Music Theory Book - Marc Schonbrun (Paperback)

This book is written by music teacher and musician, Marc Schonbrun. It is a step by step look at the very essence of music, and what holds it all together. This book includes:
  • the construction of chords and scales
  • Analysis of harmony from classical to contemporary
  • the development of music and its form
  • Counterpoint and voice reading

It is a perfect book for the intermediate musician right through to the music major student. This book will help you to understand music.

This book comes complete with exercises and practice drills. It is clear, concise, and a 'must' for all musicians regardless of what instrument you play.

5. Scales, Chords, Arpeggios and Cadences - Willard A. Palmer

This book is a study of all major and minor keys and is conveniently presented in a two-page format. The book consists of 12 pages, and gives you an in-depth look at the essentials of major and minor scales. It also includes a detailed explanation of chords, arpeggios and cadences, and scale degrees are explained fully. As well as this, you will find a two-page guide to the finger positioning for scales and arpeggios. Several "enrichment options" are also provided. These options include exercises where you will learn how to expand, accelerate and harmonize scales.

These books on scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadences are available at three different levels.

  • Level 1: Suitable for younger students (#11761)
  • Level 2: The BASIC book- more in depth, looking at scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadences in all major and minor keys(#5754)
  • Level 3: The Complete book - Includes everything from the basic book + the 12 page in-depth look at the essentials of major and minor scales as discussed above, including the guide to finger positions used when playing scales and arpeggios.(#5743)

6. Practical Theory Complete - Sandy Feldstein

This book is a combination of text and workbook. It comes in three volumes. It explains all areas of music theory in a clear, concise, and practical manner. Each level contains 28 lessons.
  • Clear & concise description of music theory
  • Starts with the basics and introduces new concepts in a practical way
  • clarifies a lot of general principals
  • excellent layout and content
  • excellent in rehearsals when you are finding it hard to communicate with other musicians in a technical way
  • handy on the kindle - constantly referring to it

7. 60 Music Quizzes - Jay Althouse

60 pages of music quizzes...one page for each quiz. Ideal for beginners. Includes
  • Music Theory - Introducing the basics
  • Note Names
  • Music Terms and Music Symbols
  • Key Signatures
  • Rhythm
  • Time Signatures
  • Identification of the keyboard
  • Music Puzzles
  • Handy tool for assessing the progress of students
  • 100% reproducible
  • ideal for grade 3 and upwards
Music teachers will love this.

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