Mark Sarnecki's comprehensive approach to music theory gives students of all levels the tools they need to become well-rounded musicians. Each book in these progressive series includes clear and concise lessons, using language appropriate for students at each stage of their development. Helpful diagrams and images accompany each lesson and combine with a variety of engaging learning activities to reinforce essential skills and knowledge. Elementary Music Rudiments, 2nd Edition organizes concepts into three progressive levels. Designed for intermediate to late-intermediate level students, it teaches the basic elements of music theory and complements the study of all instruments.The Advanced level addresses C clefs; modes; cadences; dominant and dimished 7th chords; rhythm; transposition for orchestral instruments; short score and open score; melody writing; music analysis; terminology and signs.