Welcome to the Future of Music Education!

Artusi’s Interactive Music Fundamentals is the world’s first interactive, fully customizable textbook for music theory—available online from any device.

With embedded video and audio examples emphasizing the diversity of music worldwide, Artusi’s textbook enriches the learning experience by connecting musical concepts to real music from the very first page.

Our in-line, interactive questions encourage active learning. Rather than passively absorbing content, students can immediately apply their knowledge as they read—and receive immediate feedback.

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Artusi’s Interactive Music Fundamentals is just as customizable as our much-loved workbooks. Reorder, delete, or add chapters; edit the text itself; and substitute musical examples as you prefer! Artusi empowers your pedagogy from beginning to end.

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Table of Contents

The entire textbook is customizable, including the table of contents!
Chapter 1: Rhythm: Beat and Meter Try out a sample chapter!
Chapter 2: Rhythm and Note Types
Chapter 3: Beams, Dots, and Ties
Chapter 4: Pitch in Treble Clef
Chapter 5: Bass Clef, Melodies, and Accidentals
Chapter 6: Enharmonics, Whole Steps, and Half Steps
Chapter 7: Scales and Generic Intervals Try out a sample chapter!
Chapter 8: Subdivisions and Compound Meter
Chapter 9: Major Scales
Chapter 10: Tonic and Dominant Triads
Chapter 11: Specific Intervals and Triad Types
Chapter 12: Subdominant Triad and I-IV-V-I
Chapter 13: Major Key Signatures and the Circle of Fifths
Chapter 14: “Chives”: Non-Harmonic Passing and Neighbor tones
Chapter 15, a: The Submediant Triad
Chapter 15, b: Minor 1: Natural/Modal Minor
Chapter 16: Minor 2: Harmonic and Melodic
Chapter 17: Consonance, Dissonance, and Chords in First Inversion
Chapter 18: Chordal Dissonance and the Dominant Seventh