Music in Theory and Practice Volume 1

ISBN-13: 9780078025150

ISBN-10: 007802515X

Author: Bruce Benward, Marilyn Saker

Edition: 9

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McGraw-Hill Education
Spiral-bound 432 pages
Music, Education
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Acknowledged author Bruce Benward wrote Music in Theory and Practice Volume 1 comprising 432 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 007802515X and 9780078025150. Since then Music in Theory and Practice Volume 1 textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $32.14 or rent at the marketplace.


This best-selling text gives music majors and minors a solid foundation in the theory of music. It strengthens their musical intuition, builds technical skills, and helps them gain interpretive insights. The goal of the text is to instruct readers on the practical application of knowledge. The analytical techniques presented are carefully designed to be clear, uncomplicated, and readily applicable to any repertoire.

The two-volume format ensures exhaustive coverage and maximum support for students and faculty alike. Volume I serves as a general introduction to music theory while Volume II offers a survey of the theoretical underpinnings of musical styles and forms from Gregorian Chant through the present day. The supplemental instructor's materials provide clear-cut solutions to assignment materials. Music in Theory and Practice is a well-rounded textbook that integrates the various components of musical structure and makes them accessible to students at the undergraduate level.