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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 Philippa B

Dec 23, 2019

Wonderful, clear, enjoyable, engaging. I learned a huge amount.

By Edgar P S

Apr 22, 2018

Really helpful as support for my music theory course.

Thank you.

By Konstantinos B

Apr 10, 2018

A useful course about the basic of music theory using examples.

By Ronald D B H

Mar 24, 2021

Un gran curso lleno de habilidades esenciales para todo musico

By Miguel V G

Mar 6, 2018

Great course for people who want to get into music theory :)

By Dejan P

May 19, 2017

Great course, for beginners and intermediate learners alike.

By Ruben J G C

Aug 22, 2020

Muchas gracias por las grandes oportunidades de aprendizaje

By Hernán S A

Aug 16, 2020

excelente los profesores muy buenos.. increible experiencia

By Furkan Y

Jul 16, 2017

I think It is very easy to learn this topic by this course.

By Diego M F

Jul 20, 2020

Very objective and covers the basic theory in a clear way.

By Disha S

Feb 13, 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed learning the content of the course!

By Camilo A V M

Jun 5, 2017

Excelente tanto en los contenidos como la metodología

By Stefanie K

Feb 28, 2021

It was a pleasure to finish this course! Thank you!

By Ronaldo D

Sep 23, 2017

Excepcional, Ensina-se Teoria Musical de Verdade!.

By Dmitri M

Mar 13, 2017

Great course, great professors. Really fundamental

By Tatiana C

Aug 4, 2017

Thank you so much for such an incredible course!!

By José A S

Aug 28, 2020

excelente curso, de verdad muy bueno y completo.

By Evgeniy K

Jan 29, 2019

Very simple and useful! Thanks to all lecturers!

By Sandip G

Apr 17, 2018

Lovely instructors. Intuitive and easy lectures.

By Mary C d C P J

Oct 5, 2016

Excellente course. A great opportunity to learn.

By Susan F

Sep 27, 2016

Perfect because I just want to play piano again.

By Nicolas G B G

Jan 27, 2018

Buen curso! Muy completo, aprendi muchisimo.


May 2, 2017

A great course very educative and valuable!

By sabrina231

Feb 14, 2017

I really like it.It help me a lot. Thanks.

By Gus C

Mar 14, 2021

The best music theory course I ever took.