r/musictheory

The most-mentioned books on r/musictheory.

The Jazz Theory Book
35 users
Twentieth-Century Harmony
28 users
Harmony and Voice Leading
20 users
A Geometry of Music
19 users
Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory
18 users
Tonal Harmony
16 users
The Complete Musician
16 users
The Study of Counterpoint
16 users
The Study of Orchestration
15 users
The Jazz Piano Book
15 users
Classical Form
13 users
The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis
13 users
A Modern Method for Guitar
13 users
Counterpoint
12 users
Music in the Galant Style
12 users
Composing Music
12 users
Counterpoint in Composition
12 users
This Is Your Brain on Music
12 users
Fundamentals of Musical Composition
12 users
Analysis of Tonal Music
11 users
Harmony and Theory
11 users
The Geometry of Musical Rhythm
11 users
Tonal Harmony
10 users
How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony
10 users
Behind Bars
10 users
Thesaurus Of Scales And Melodic Patterns
10 users
The Guitar Grimoire
10 users
Harmonic Experience
10 users
Edly's Music Theory for Practical People
10 users
Understanding Post-Tonal Music
9 users
Music for Sight Singing
9 users
Theory of Harmony
9 users
371 Harmonized Chorales and 69 Chorale Melodies with Figured Bass
9 users
Elements of Sonata Theory
8 users
Analyzing Classical Form
8 users
The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory
8 users
Essential Dictionary of Orchestration
8 users
Music Notation
8 users
Music Theory for Computer Musicians
8 users
Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music
7 users
Modal Counterpoint
7 users
A History of Western Music
7 users
Music Notation in the Twentieth Century
7 users
Harmony
7 users
The Study of Fugue
7 users
Counterpoint
7 users
Guitar Fretboard Workbook
7 users
Songwriting Secrets of the Beatles
7 users
Voicings for Jazz Keyboard
7 users
Foundations of Diatonic Theory
7 users
Music Theory For Dummies
7 users
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory
7 users
Fantasy pieces
6 users
The Art of Partimento
6 users
Audacious Euphony
6 users
RIMSKY
6 users
Instrumentation and Orchestration
6 users
Chord Progressions For Songwriters
6 users
Jazz Theory Resources
6 users
The Real Book
6 users
Music Theory for Guitarists
6 users
Jazzology
6 users
Modern Reading Text in 4/4 For All Instruments
6 users
Connecting Chords with Linear Harmony
6 users
The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony
6 users
Standard Wirebound Manuscript Paper
6 users
Ted Greene
6 users
Meter As Rhythm
5 users
Hearing in Time
5 users
A Generative Theory of Tonal Music
5 users
The Rest Is Noise
5 users
Structural Functions of Harmony
5 users
Melody in Songwriting
5 users
Arranging for Large Jazz Ensemble
5 users
The Beatles
5 users
Building Walking Bass Lines
5 users
The Advancing Guitarist
5 users
Adult All-In-One Course
5 users
The AB Guide to Music Theory, Part 1
5 users
Baroque Counterpoint
4 users
Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations
4 users
Unlocking the Groove
4 users
Sweet Anticipation
4 users
Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments
4 users
Structural Hearing
4 users
On the Sensations of Tone
4 users
The Chord Wheel
4 users
Hal Leonard Pocket Music Theory
4 users
The Complete Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios and Cadences
4 users
Barron's AP music theory / Nancy Scoggin ; [music illustrations and...
4 users
Writing Music For Hit Songs
4 users
The Songwriting Sourcebook
4 users
A Practical Approach to Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint
4 users
Practical Theory
4 users
Hearing And Writing Music
4 users
Jazz Theory
4 users
Tonal Harmony
4 users
Applying Karnatic Rhythmical Techniques to Western Music
4 users
Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale
4 users
The Chord Scale Theory and Jazz Harmony
4 users