This comprehensive introduction features the basic aspects of music notation, the study of pitch and time, and the application of these to scales, ... Show synopsis This comprehensive introduction features the basic aspects of music notation, the study of pitch and time, and the application of these to scales, key signatures, intervals, the keyboard, note values, meter, rhythm, and elementary harmony. KEY TOPICS: " This book offers a workbook format -- with perforated, tear-out pages, punched for three-ring looseleaf binders. It features dynamic practice exercises with each lesson and promotes music understanding by building skills in reading and performing. This book presents chapters on elementary harmony with application to the keyboard and melody harmony. It has revised grouping of chapters with flexible sequence and chapter summaries -- chapters are followed by a number of concise statements summarizing the material just covered. Also includes a cardboard keyboard and glossary -- detachable, handy facsimile with convenient glossary of music rudiments.