Barbara Wharram's progressive books deliver the fundamental concepts of music theory and rudiments in a steady, supportive approach. Concise instructions are reinforced through extensive activities in every lesson. For older beginners and adult students, this is an effective text for private study or in a school or college setting. Elementary Rudiments of Music, 2nd Edition teaches Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced music theory in one volume with an accompanying Answer Book. Topics include notation; major and minor scales; other scales and modes; intervals; chords; cadences and melody writing; time; identifying keys; transposition; score types; terms, signs, and abbreviations; and analysis.