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Developing Your Musicianship

This course is part of Developing Your Musicianship Specialization

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George W. Russell, Jr.

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What you'll learn

  • Construct, sing and play scales such as the major scale and the minor pentatonic scale.

  • Aurally identify major 2nd, major 3rd, perfect 4th, perfect 5th, major 6th, and major 7th intervals

  • Construct and play triads and 7th chords

  • Compose a I-IV-V chord progression in the key of C Major and create a chord chart

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There are 7 modules in this course

Welcome to the course! Here we will cover all the details about the course and what you'll need to know to get the most out of your experience.

What's included

1 video3 readings1 quiz

This week, you'll learn about harmony and ear training and why they are important. You'll learn how to construct a major scale, how to identify and sing Major 2nd and Major 3rd intervals, and how to find the tonal center of a song.

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9 videos1 reading3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This week, you'll learn how to identify Perfect 4th and Perfect 5th intervals and how to build major and minor triads. You will also learn about one of the most common chord progressions: the I IV V.

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8 videos3 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This week, you will learn how to identify Major 6th and Major 7th intervals. You will also learn how to build and sing the Minor Pentatonic Scale.

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6 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This week, you'll learn how to build Major and Dominant Seventh chords. You will also learn another common chord progression: the Blues Progression.

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7 videos3 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This week, you will learn about 7-3-5 chord voicings and 4/4 and 3/4 time signatures. You will learn about two different song forms - Blues and AABA - and you will learn how to write and read a chord sheet.

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7 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This week is a review of the past 5 weeks. You will also learn how to compose a blues riff tune using the Minor Pentatonic Scale.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

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