Blended together to make music, are hundreds of musical components related to melody, harmony and rhythm. The study of these very elements is called music theory. This book explains basic music theory as it relates to the needs of the average musician. Covering basic music reading with note names and time values, accidentals, ties and other symbols and terms. As well as the theory behind the most common scales and chords. Quizzes found throughout the book reinforce key concepts. ""© 2003, 80 pages.