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About the Course

This course will introduce students to the theory of music, providing them with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly. It will cover material such as pitches and scales, intervals, clefs, rhythm, form, meter, phrases and cadences, and basic harmony. This course covers the fundamentals of Western music theory, from the absolute basics to some more advanced concepts and, as such, is the perfect course for beginners and more experienced musicians alike. Follow us on twitter @musictheorymooc #edmusictheory...

Top reviews

Aug 22, 2017

It was a very nice course. We were able to understand the basics of music theory and how the notations and chords work. Thank you so much to the entire staff of Edinburgh University and Coursera..:-)

Apr 1, 2021

Very good course which hammers home the essentials.\n\nGood enthusiastic lecturing and importantly on completion progressed onto Coursera Musicianship Specialisation which I have now almost completed

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By 子瑄 王

Oct 23, 2017

Good and solid course!

By Andrea C

Oct 23, 2019

Awesome! (a bit hard)


Feb 22, 2018

simple but impressive

By Arthur D D R

Mar 20, 2017

This course is great!

By Julio M

Dec 27, 2016

Really interesting...

By Theo L

Apr 29, 2018

Good and interesting

By Zakareya G

Sep 28, 2019

Very useful course.

By Luuk S

Feb 28, 2019

Absolutely amazing!

By Jane

Nov 6, 2020

trying to unenroll

By 毛gay

Jul 16, 2017


By Junje S F

May 17, 2020

Very interesting.

By Andrea

Apr 6, 2020

realy interesting

By Diego F

Jul 5, 2020

Excelente curso.

By Jingwen X

Oct 9, 2019

great experience

By Tran N M T

Jun 22, 2018

Excellent course

By Emilson A V

Jan 3, 2018

So far, so good.

By Chinda D

Jun 29, 2017

Great course 👍

By Ebenezer A

Dec 13, 2016

Great course !!

By 唐一鸣

Jan 7, 2019


By Lilit A

Nov 22, 2016

perfect course

By Stefano M

May 24, 2020

Great course!

By Prashant R

Sep 23, 2019

Nice learning

By Galeno G

Jan 29, 2019

Great course!

By Aleix G M

Jan 3, 2020

Great course

By Jimmy V

May 20, 2021

Lots of fun