Help your kids with music: a unique step-by-step visual guide
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New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2019.
ISBN:
9781465485489, 1465485481
Status:
1st Floor- Children's Books
jPT 781.2 VOR
Description
Are your kids struggling with music theory? Do you wish you could help them learn how to read music?Help Your Kids With Music is what every frustrated parent needs. This invaluable guide covers all the core subjects needed to pass up to grade 5 music exams around the world, including melody, rhythm, chords and harmony, intervals, scales, and keys, styles and genres, and the instruments of the orchestra. Its unique visual approach, which uses simple, colorful illustrations and diagrams alongside a wide range of musical examples, allows parents and children to work together to understand even the trickiest concepts of music theory. Feature boxes on composers and musicians across a variety of styles and genres help children and parents learn and discover more about music, while guides to writing your own melody and harmonizing a song melody encourage budding composers to have a go at writing their own music. This book is also packed with musical examples, which you can listen to on the accompanying audio app. Perfect for exam preparation, homework help, or learning to read music as part of learning an instrument, Help Your Kids With Music is a clear, accessible guide that will help parents and children understand even complex music theory and put it into practice with confidence.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.
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Format:
Book
Edition:
Revised edition.
Physical Desc:
256 pages : color illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Language:
English

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Includes index.
General Note
Includes QR code for online audio access.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
Offers a simple, visual guide to helping children understand music with Carol Vorderman. Reduce the stress of studying music and help your child with their homework, Help Your Kids with Music is a unique visual guide to music theory which will demystify the subject for everyone. Including 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. Using clear, accessible pictures and diagrams you'll learn to approach even the most complex musical theory with confidence. Includes a glossary of key musical terms and symbols. Help Your Kids with Music is the perfect guide for every parent and child, who wants to understand music theory and put it into practice.
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Vorderman, C., Nickol, P., Quantrill, P. (. j., Sandford, L., Stanley, A. M., Sturrock, S., & Langford, C. (2019). Help your kids with music: a unique step-by-step visual guide. Revised edition. New York, NY: DK Publishing.

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Carol, Vorderman et al.. 2019. Help Your Kids With Music: A Unique Step-by-step Visual Guide. New York, NY: DK Publishing.

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Carol, Vorderman et al., Help Your Kids With Music: A Unique Step-by-step Visual Guide. New York, NY: DK Publishing, 2019.

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Vorderman, Carol,, et al. Help Your Kids With Music: A Unique Step-by-step Visual Guide. Revised edition. New York, NY: DK Publishing, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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