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Help Your Kids with Music (CD Included)

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Created with Carol Vorderman, one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities, who is pass... Read More

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Created with Carol Vorderman, one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities, who is passionate about educationSimple and visual, specifically written as a guide to helping your children with music, covering everything you need to know from the basics, to tone, melody, chords, harmony and formA perfect family reference encyclopedia to music, including a glossary of key terms and symbols, ideal help for every parent who wants to provide helpCarol Vorderman, one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities, feels passionately about the value of education. Carol joined forces with DK in 1999 to become DK's Education Champion and has worked with them to build the bestselling Made Easy Series which includes Maths, English and Science.

Ideal for home learning, this simple and inspirational guide helps children understand and appreciate music.

Using clear, accessible pictures, and diagrams, Help Your Kids with Music is a unique visual guide to musical theory that will demystify the subject for everyone. This colourful study aid also has a glossary of key musical terms and symbols, and includes the latest updates to the UK National Curriculum, covering everything from semitones and note values, to harmony and music appreciation.

Help Your Kids with Music helps you work through music step-by-step, and is the perfect home reference guide for every parent and child who wants to understand music theory and put it into practice.

Series Overview: DK's bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.

  • 1: Pitch
    • 1: High and low
    • 2: The piano keyboard
    • 3: Notes on the stave
    • 4: Clefs
    • 2: Rhythm
    • 1: Beats and bars
    • 2: Note-values
    • 3: Beams and dots
    • 4: Time signatures
    • 5: Compound time
    • 6: Rests and ties
    • 7: Grouping notes
    • 8: Triplets and tuplets
    • 9: Syncopation and swing
    • 10: Beginnings and endings
    • 11: Tempo
  • 3: Intervals, scales, and keys
    • 1: Sharps and flats
    • 2: Semitones
    • 3: Tones
    • 4: Intervals
    • 5: Major scales
    • 6: Minor scales
    • 7: Keys
    • 8: The relative minor
    • 9: The circle of fifths
    • 10: Accidentals
    • 11: Modulation
    • 12: Transposition
    • 13: Other scales
    • 14: Modes
    • 15: Tonality and atonality
  • 4: Melody
    • 1: What is a tune?
    • 2: Phrasing and phrase marks
    • 3: Types and phrases
    • 4: Sequences
    • 5: Ornaments
    • 6: Dynamics
    • 7: Musical expression
    • 8: Musical markings
    • 9: Analysing melodies
    • 10: Two or more notes together
    • 11: Writing your own melody
    • 12: Learning by example
  • 5: Chords and Harmony
    • 1: Harmony
    • 2: Consonance and dissonance
    • 3: Diatonic and chromatic harmony
    • 4: Degrees of the scale
    • 5: Triads
    • 6: Inversions
    • 7: Chord types
    • 8: Other notes
    • 9: Cadences
    • 10: Passing notes
    • 11: Suspension
    • 12: Modal harmony
    • 13: Music for choirs
    • 14: Bass
    • 15: Chord symbols
    • 16: Harmonizing a song melody
  • 6: Form
    • 1: Repeats
    • 2: Binary form
    • 3: Ternary form
    • 4: Counterpoint
    • 5: Theme and variations
    • 6: Ostinati, loops, and riffs
    • 7: Breaks and fills
    • 8: Orchestral forms
  • 7: Instruments and voices
    • 1: Strings
    • 2: Woodwind
    • 3: Brass
    • 4: Keyboards
    • 5: Percussion
    • 6: The orchestra
    • 7: The conductor
    • 8: Ensembles
    • 9: Rock bands
    • 10: Voices
    • 11: What is the score?
    • 12: Words and music
  • 8: Styles and Genres
    • 1: Musical textures
    • 2: Folk, world, and roots
    • 3: Classical music
    • 4: The Baroque period
    • 5: The Romantic period
    • 6: The Classical period
    • 7: Modern period
    • 8: Dance music
    • 9: Blues and jazz
    • 10: Popular music
  • 9: Reference
    • 1: Note-values and rest-values
    • 2: Time signatures
    • 3: Keys and key signatures
    • 4: Chords
    • 5: Scales
    • 6: Musical terms glossary
    • 7: Musical periods
    • 8: Instrument families
  • 10: Glossary
  • 11: Visual index of symbols
  • 12: Index
  • 13: Acknowledgments

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