THEORY & HISTORY
REFERENCE
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Comprehensive Ear Training
by Carol Schlosar 
Compatible with ALL Royal Conservatory Materials
Student Series
Each Grade has between 
24 & 32 Practice Sessions
with Rhythm Clapback
Melody Playback
Answer Booklet Included
Grade 1 to 8          $17.95
Grade 9 to ARCT  $18.95

Each Grade is a Single CD

Professional Series
Each Grade has between
48 & 64 Practice Sessions
On 2 CD's
with Corresponding Book
and Worksheets
Grade 1 to ARCT

$33.95 - $34.95 each Level



Prelim - Gr.10
Playback Melodies, Cadences
Chord Identification
Interval Identification
$19.95-21.95



ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC
Machlis & Forney
11th Edition
Includes Access to StudySpace
(the Free Student Website)
$94.00


*STUDY GUIDE
Machlis & Forney
$32.00

NORTON RECORDINGS
Volume 1 :Gregorian to Beethoven
Volume 2 : Schubert to Present
$66.95 each set of 4 CDs

NORTON SCORES
Volume 1 : Gregorian to Beethoven
Volume 2 : Schubert to Present
$69.95 each


 FOR NEW RCM THEORY SYLLABUS!
Early Music  2nd Edition
Fully Revised
includes CD with printable scores, quizzes,
answer keys, review documents
Linda Sheppard  
$59.00
Spiral bound book with CD
and key to online recordings


 FOR NEW RCM THEORY SYLLABUS!
Musical Overview  2nd Edition
Fully Revised
includes CD with printable scores, quizzes,
answer keys, review documents
Linda Sheppard  
$59.00
Spiral bound book with CD
and key to online recordings


FOR NEW RCM THEORY SYLLABUS!
Modern Music  2nd Edition
Fully Revised
includes CD with printable scores, quizzes,
answer keys, review documents
Linda Sheppard  
$59.00
Spiral bound book with CD
and key to online  recordings

HISTORY
STUDY GUIDES
EXPLORATIONS
Volume 1 : Baroque to Modern Era   $49.95
Lopinski,
Ringhofer, &
Zarins
Excellent resource
for RCM
History Requirements
 History "A la Carte"
Grade 5  Modern Music  $49.50
Canadian Music Package $8.00
*Available as loose leaf binder copies for study.
Linda Sheppard
  
THE MUSIC OF CANADA
Timothy J. McGee
$34.95
  
Experiencing Music - Text
Student Workbook
Richard Wingell
$ 39.95
$ 17.50
  
Illustrated History of Music
for Young Musicians
Middle-Ages & the Renaissance
Baroque Period
Classical Period
Romantic Period
Twentieth Century
Gilles Comeau/Rosemary Covert
$ 32.95
each
Twentieth-Century Music:  An Introduction
Eric Salzman
$ 77.95
  
  
The Basis of Music
Frederick J. Horwood
$ 10.50

Berklee Music Theory Book 2 - Fundamentals of Harmony
CD and Answer Key Included
Paul Schmeling
$ 29.95
Edly's Music Theory for Practical People 
"So unusual & fun, even an ex-grad student can get excited"
Ed Roseman
www.edly.com
$39.95
  
Answer Book - Revised 2010
Theory for Beginners (Not Revised)
Barbara Wharram

$ 23.95
$ 29.95
  
  


Alfred's ESSENTIALS of MUSIC THEORY
Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, Morton Manus
COMPLETE Edition on CD-ROM 3.0     Volumes 1, 2, 3
Includes Games,  Ear Training,  Reviews,  Glossary
 
Educator Version Includes Tests & Record-keeping

Book 1 (no CD)
Teacher's Activity Kit, Book 3 (30 Reproducible Activites, Plus 6 Tests)
Teacher's Activity Kit, Complete (90 Reproducible Activities, Plus 18 Tests)

Student Version
$77.95

Educator Version
Complete $324.95
  Volume 1 only $168.95

$  7.95
$ 25.95
$ 64.95


Alfred's Essentials of JAZZ THEORY Book 1
Lessons, Ear Training, Workbook - Units 1-6
CD included offering the opportunity to test listening skills and hear music examples by a variety of instruments
$ 19.95

Alfred's Essentials of JAZZ THEORY Book 2
Lessons, Ear Training, Workbook - Units 7-12
CD included offering the opportunity to test listening skills and hear music examples by a variety of instruments
$ 18.50

Alfred's Essentials of JAZZ THEORY Book 3 
Lessons, Ear Training, Workbook - Units 13-18
CD included offering the opportunity to test listening skills and hear music examples by a variety of instruments
$ 18.50


 


Mark Sarnecki
HARMONY BOOK THREE  Revised 2010

    $ 37.5
Harmony for Class Teaching
Book One
Book Two
Anthony Milner
$ 17.95
each

 
Student's Guide to Musical Form 
Jean Coulthard
David Duke
Sylvia Rickard
$ 12.95


THEORY GYMNASTICS

Brillante

Level A 
(especially for ages 4-7)

by Laura Zisette, Charlene Zundel, Kathleen Lloyd
(The Three Cranky Women)

age-appropriate artwork, hilariously funny games, brain-teasingly difficult puzzle pages,  a variety of activities requiring students to repeatedly use and apply each theory concept in new and different ways

Teacher Guide $19.50
$25.95

THEORY GYMNASTICS

Animato

Level A  (especially for ages 8-11)

by Laura Zisette, Charlene Zundel, Kathleen Lloyd
(The Three Cranky Women)


age-appropriate artwork, hilariously funny games, brain-teasingly difficult puzzle pages,  a variety of activities requiring students to repeatedly use and apply each theory concept in new and different ways

Teacher Guide $19.50
$25.95

THEORY GYMNASTICS

Spirito

Level B

by Laura Zisette, Charlene Zundel, Kathleen Lloyd
(The Three Cranky Women)

age-appropriate artwork, hilariously funny games, brain-teasingly difficult puzzle pages,  a variety of activities requiring students to repeatedly use and apply each theory concept in new and different ways

Teacher Guide $19.50
$25.95

THEORY GYMNASTICS

Con Moto

Level C

by Laura Zisette, Charlene Zundel, Kathleen Lloyd
(The Three Cranky Women)

age-appropriate artwork, hilariously funny games, brain-teasingly difficult puzzle pages,  a variety of activities requiring students to repeatedly use and apply each theory concept in new and different ways

Teacher Guide $19.50
$25.95

THEORY GYMNASTICS

Accelerando 1  &   2

by Laura Zisette, Charlene Zundel, Kathleen Lloyd
(The Three Cranky Women)

age-appropriate artwork, hilariously funny games, brain-teasingly difficult puzzle pages,  a variety of activities requiring students to repeatedly use and apply each theory concept in new and different ways

Teacher Guide $19.50
$25.95


 
Lawless Beginner's Theory Notebook 1 - Treble, Bass, Lines, Spaces
                                         Notebook 2 - Notes, Rests, Time Values
                                         Notebook 3 - Barlines, Intervals, Time Signatures
James Lawless
$  5.95
    each
NEW UPDATED EDITIONS
by Debra Wanless

Lawless Theory Course : Preliminary Rudiments/ Basic
                                       Grade One/ Intermediate - Includes Updated Supplimental Sheets
                                       Grade Two/  Advanced - Includes Updated Supplimental Sheets
Lawless Theory Papers : Preliminary Rudiments
                                       Grade One
                                       Grade Two
Lawless Answer Book : Preliminary Rudiments/ Basic
                                       Grade One / Intermediate
                                       Grade Two
$ 19.95
$ 20.95
$ 22.95
$   7.95
$   7.95
$   7.95
$ 14.95
$ 14.95
$ 14.95
Writing Music Book 1 - Harmony
     Book 2
     Book 3
James Lawless
$ 12.95

 
Basic  Harmony - Revised 2010
          Answer Book

Intermediate Harmony - Revised 2010
          Answer Book
Grace Vandendool

$ 39.95
$ 27.95

$ 41.95
$ 30.95
CONSERVATORY CANADA
Theory for Students
NOW AVAILABLE in Revised Edition
BOOK ONE
BOOK TWO
BOOK THREE
BOOK FOUR
Steven Fielder & D.F.Cook
have NOW completed the
First Three Books in the Series



$ 36.50
$ 34.95
$ 44.95
$ 42.95

 
Functional Piano
J. Chalmers Doane 
$ 11.95
Introductory Harmony - Expanded
Melody Writing and Analysis
David Cameron $ 25.00
Introductory Keyboard Harmony
Beginner Book 1
incorporates Bering materials
Debra Wanless 
(Bering)
$ 17.95
Intermediate Keyboard Harmony
Book 2
Debra Wanless
(Bering)
$ 17.95
Advancing Keyboard Harmony
Book 3
Debra Wanless $ 21.95
Hal Leonard  Harmony & Theory
Part 2: Chromatic
George Heussenstamm
$ 35.95
Modalogy
Scales, Modes & Chords
Jeff Brent &
Schell Barkley
$ 25.95

 
Materials of Western Music
Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Wm. G. Andrews
Molly Sclater

$ 53.50
$ 51.95
$ 64.95
A Companion to the Harmonic & Structural Analaysis of :
Materials of Western Music :Part One
                                            Part Two
Wm. G. Andrews
$ 21.95
$ 16.95
Harmony - A Compendium of Techniques
Wm. G. Andrews
$ 19.95

 
Handbook on Harmony Book 2, 3rd edition
Companion Exercises
Mary H. Fraser 138
$ 25.95
$ 17.95
Elliott Carter
Harmony Book
Edited by
Nicholas Hopkins & John Link
09
$59.95
Softcover
Basic Harmonic Progressions
John Clough & Joyce Conley
26
$ 74.95
Harmonic Practice in Tonal Music - TEXT
Workbook available as well
Robert Gauldin

$ 98.95
$ 46.95
Harmony   - 5th Edition
Walter Piston / M. Devoto

$ 70.00
JAZZ THEORY BOOK
Mark Levine

$ 59.95
Beginning Keyboard Harmony
Primary Chords & Harmonization Method
Caroline Bering
39
$ 15.95
Young Musician's Guide to
COMPOSING
Teacher's Manual with Reproducibles
Student Workbook
Charles Lauterbach
Cathy Blair
21 $ 14.85
$  5.95

REFERENCE MATERIAL
Interested in GAMES to Introduce Theory Concepts
For Younger students Click HERE.
Accent on Composers
22 Great Composers with Listening CD
Test & Supplementary Materials
Jay Althouse
Judith O'Reilly

$ 63.95
Analysis of Bach's 
48 Preludes & Fugues Books 1 & 2
Frederick Iliffe
35N
$ 38.95
$ 28.50
Art of Piano Pedaling
Two Classic Guides Together
Anton Rubinstein and
Teresa Carreno
1D
$ 17.95
Artistic Pedal Technique
 

* Exercises to develop control of the damper pedal at various depths.
*Lessons in playing with such techniques as syncopated pedal, simultaneous pedal, flutter pedal, and legatissimo pedal.
*Extensive discussion of the stylistic principles of applying the pedal to 
Baroque, Classical, Romantic,  Impressionistic, and Contemporary
*Examples from the music of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert,Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel, Bartok, and others
*Examples from the music of North American composers such as Barber, Boris Berlin, Copland, Coulthard, and Alexina Louie 

Informative and insightful, this comprehensive book presents intermediate and advanced pianists with lessons for
             developing an artful pedal technique.

By
Katherine Faricy

08 $ 24.95
Basics in Rhythm
An Instructional Text for All Instruments and Voice
Garwood Whaley 18
$ 11.95
Classical Music
The Definitive Guide to Classical Music
1600 pages of Encyclopedia Style Entries
Includes Artists & Composers from Early to Contemporary
Compositions for Ballet, Band, Chamber, Choral, 
Keyboard, The Concerto, Orchestra, Symphony, Vocal
Woodstra, Brennan, Schrott

Includes concise essays on
1,500 composers & performers
4,000 descriptions of compositions
12,000 recordings, 360 operas & ballets

18 $ 48.95
Complete Idiot's Guide to
Buying a Piano
Marty & Jennifer Flinn
18
$ 21.95
Complete Pianist 
Body, Mind, Synthesis
A remarkable work by a remarkable
teacher, philosopyer & healer.
Dealing with the Stresses of Musicians
Ruth C. Friedberg
85
$ 39.95
Continuo Playing According to Handel
His Figured Bass Exercises
David Ledbetter
29 $ 34.50
Easiest Way to Improvise
Christopher Norton
1B $ 32.50
Great Instrumental Works
Unlocking the Masters Series No. 7
Includes 2 Full-Length Naxos CDs
M. Owen Lee
18 $ 38.95
Intermediate Piano Repertoire
A Guide for Teaching
Cathy Albergo
Reid Alexander

$ 24.95
Jazz Pedagogy
A Comprehensive Method of Jazz Education for Teacher and Student
David Baker
01 $ 32.50
JAZZ COLLECTIONS
See these materials on our JAZZ Page


The John Adams Reader
Thomas May
18 $ 36.50
Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Hans Mersmann

$ 14.95
Manual of Practical Instrumentation
Ranges & limitations of specific instruments
Charles-Marie Widor
1D $ 25.50
Meet the Great Composers
Book 1 Classics to Modern with CD
Book 2 Classics to Modern with CD
June Montgomery
Maurice Hinson

$ 13.95
book
$31.95
with CD
Meet the Great Jazz Legends
Short Lessons on Lives & Times of Great Jazz Performers
Puzzles & Questions for Study
Activity Sheets
Ronald C. McCurdy
01 $ 14.95

$ 18.95

Music, Physics & Engineering
Harry F. Olson
1D
$ 23.95
Music Structure and Design
Sonata, Variants, Concerto, Contrapuntal etc.
Cedric Thrope Davie
1D
$ 12.50
Notes on the Piano
Ernest Bacon
1D
$ 16.95
The Orchestra
Compositional Techniques & Combinations
Ebenezer Prout
1D
$24.95
ORCHESTRATION
Re-Issue of this 1935 Classic Text
Over 500 pages 
Cecil Forsyth
1D
$15.50
ORNAMENTATION
A Question & Answer Manual
with Valery Lloyd-Watts
Carole L. Bigler
Willard Palmer
01
$ 14.50
Parent's Guide to Piano Lessons
James Bastien
17
$  4.95
Pedaling - "Soul of the Piano"
Comic Book Style Edition
with User Friendly Teaching Materials
Peter Coraggio
Illustrated by Jon Murakami
17
$4.55
People and Pianos
Pictorial History of Steinway & Sons
Theodore Steinway
18
$ 41.95
The Piano Works of Claude Debussy
A first-hand report of a great composer's intentions in regard to the performance of his music
E. Robert Schmitz
1D $ 15.50
Piano Tuning - Simple & Accurate for Amateurs
J. Cree Fischer
1D
$ 12.95
Raising an Amazing Musician
You, Your Child and Music
ABRSM
84
$ 42.50
Steinway Collection
Paintings of Great Composers
with essays by James Huneker
18 $ 30.75
ABOUT SUZUKI
Ability Development from Age Zero
How to Teach Suzuki Piano
Nurtured by Love
Studying Suzuki Piano - More Than Music
Suzuki Parent's Diary -  or How I Survived My First 10 000 Twinkles
Suzuki Twinkles - An Intimate Portrait
The Genius of Simplicity
Focus on Suzuki Piano
Shinichi Suzuki /Nagata
Shinichi Suzuki
Shinichi Suzuki
Wm.&Constance Starr
C. Bigler & V. Lloyd-Watts
Carroll Morris
Dr. Alfred Garson
Linda Wickes
Mary Craig Powell
01
$ 18.50
$  8.95
$ 18.50
$ 20.95
$ 14.50
$ 33.95
$  8.95
$ 16.95
That's a Good Question ......
How to Teach by Asking Questions
Marienne Uszler
54 $ 12.95
Total Piano
Terry Burrows

The Ultimate Guide
to Learning & Mastering
The Piano

25
$ 31.95
Your Piano & Your Piano Technician
Virgil E. Smith
17
$  4.50

RESEARCH LINKS

ON LINE MUSIC DICTIONARY
www.music.vt.edu/musicdictionary
ON LINE MUSIC LIBRARY
www.gprep.org/classical/
CANADIAN MUSIC CENTRE
www.musiccentre.ca
ENCYCLOPEDIA of
MUSIC in CANADA
www.nlc-bnc.ca/4/17/
LINKS FOR ORGANISTS
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