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English
Subtitles: English, Catalan, Spanish

Skills you will gain

MusicChordNotationScales

Learner Career Outcomes

43%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

18%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 8 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Catalan, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Pitches, Scales, Modes and Chords

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 42 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Musical Notes10m
Octaves10m
More on Scales6m
Introduction to Chords9m
Primary Chords4m
6 readings
Meet the Team
Musical Notes
Octaves
More on Scales
Introduction to Chords
Primary Chords
1 practice exercise
Lecture One22m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Keys, Minor Scales, Intervals and Clefs

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 40 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Sharps & Flats6m
Keys and Key Signatures12m
Minor Keys9m
Intervals6m
Ledger Lines and Clefs4m
5 readings
Sharps and Flats
Keys and Key Signatures
Minor Keys
Intervals
Ledger Lines and Clefs
1 practice exercise
Lecture Two20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Rhythm and Form

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 21 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Rhythmic Duration3m
Tuplets2m
Ties & Dots3m
Meter4m
Anacrusis, Phrases and Structure5m
Form2m
6 readings
Rhythmic Duration
Tuplets
Ties and Dots
Meter
Anacrusis, Phrases, and Structure
Form
1 practice exercise
Lecture Three24m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Harmony 1: Functional Harmony

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 40 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Listening6m
Elaborating6m
Building6m
Harmonising12m
Summary7m
5 readings
Listening to Triads and Hearing the Key Note
Elaborating
Building Triads
Harmonising
Summary
1 practice exercise
Lecture Four20m

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