Learn music theory based on over forty years of music theory instruction at Berklee College of Music. Whether you already play an instrument, or are looking to expand the depth of your musical knowledge, understanding the fundamental concepts of music theory is essential for advancing your performance skills and writing music. This book features rigorous, hands-on, "ears-on" practice exercises that help you explore the inner workings of music, presenting notes, scales, and rhythms as they are heard in pop. jazz and blues. You will learn and build upon the basic concepts of music theory with written exercises, listening examples and ear training exercises. The included CD will help reinforce lessons as you begin to build a solid musical foundation.