Updated August 05, 2018

The 10 Best Music Theory Textbooks

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The Elements of Music: Concepts...
Theory of Harmony
Music Theory for Dummies

This wiki has been updated 13 times since it was first published in July of 2018. Knowledge of music theory will rarely ever hamper a musician, no matter how naturally talented. Rather, it enriches one's depth of understanding and opens up new possibilities. Whether you’re a student, composer or performer, one of these books will be of use and interest to you. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best music theory textbook on Amazon.

10. Tonal Harmony

9. Theory of Harmony

8. The Complete Musician

7. The Musician’s Guide to Theory and Analysis

6. Hal Leonard Pocket-Sized

5. Basic Music Theory

4. The Elements of Music: Concepts and Application

3. Twentieth-Century Harmony

2. Jazz Theory Book

1. Music Theory for Dummies

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