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Theory for not beginners

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Matt Till, Feb 13, 2005.

  1. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Most Theory books I have read are rather childish, and don't challange me at all. I am fairly uneducated musically, just really basic chord/scale theory, but these beginner books... well the main problem seems to be, they don't put any of the ideas into context.

    I'd like a book... or even website (Free :smug: ) that is challanging, but won't leave me in the dust.
  2. I also was looking for something that was challenging as far as theory goes, and i bought a book off ebay from 1904 and one from 1922. I am hoping that it is more of a structual meathod then a lot of the theory books i have come across lately. I also know a bit about theory, but i would like to know more.
  3. Boplicity

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  4. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    First, this should be in General Instruction. There you'll find plenty of suggestions. Also, there are two topics open right now about "The Jazz Theory Book" by Mark Levine. Check it out.
  5. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    That is a really cool site Eskimo, thanks!

    Err, sorry, I did realize this is the wrong forum. It's been a while since I've done the wrong forum thing... how nooB