Excellence in Theory is especially designed to creatively enrich the curricula of beginning instrumental, choral, and general music classes! It's all here - theory and ear training, notation, composition, and history, complete in three volumes. Progressive theory concepts and skills are reinforced and reviewed through both written and aural exercises. The history pages come alive with vibrant, full-color images and comprehensive quizzes to help put events, styles, and details into perspective. Separate theory and history sections are presented, offering multiple teaching possibilities. Theory and history can be taught together or separately, depending on your class objectives and scheduling considerations. A keyboard illustration, glossary, and blank manuscript page are also included as convenient study tools. Enhance your students' music learning experience with this superlative resource!