The book Elements of Music: Melody, Rhythm, & Harmony, by Jason Martineau, is essentially a music theory book written with semi-poetic language and illustrated with wood carving prints. It is truly a work of art. The book is published by Wooden Books. On their site, with a little searching, you can find the book and click through to see the pages with the gorgeous illustrations.
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Jason Martineau is an award-winning composer, pianist, and instructor, and has been active in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1995. He has been a faculty member of Academy of Art University since 2011, and was an adjunct faculty member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for the 2014-15 academic year. He has also been a guest lecturer at the California Institute of Integral Studies, and has been writing a monthly column on the subject of love for FSHN Magazine since 2011.