For elementary level students, this progressively levelled five-volume series teaches the fundamentals of music notation and supports any beginner piano method. It uses a visual approach to link theory to the keyboard. Grace Vandendool's thorough approach to keyboard theory offers students easy-to-understand lessons and plenty of reinforcement activities. The progressive Preparatory Series and Theory Series include visual aids that strengthen the connection between theory and practice, laying the groundwork for success in the study of harmony. The Keyboard Theory Preparatory Series, 2nd Edition is ideal for elementary level students. This progressively levelled five-volume series teaches the fundamentals of music notation and supports any beginner piano method. Book A introduces the keyboard;clefs;line and space notes;notes in the treble clef;notes in the bass clef;time: note and rest values;and common terms and signs.