This course is a brief introduction to the elements of music theory for those with little or no music theory experience. We will explore pitch, rhythm, meter, notation, scales, keys, key signatures, meter signatures, triads, seventh chords, and basic harmony. If you listen to music or play music by ear, and you want to know more about how music is organized and notated, this course is for you.
Getting Started With Music TheoryMichigan State University
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Basic Materials: Overview, Tonality, Notation
Scales, Keys, and Intervals
Rhythm and Meter
Chords, Triads, and Harmony
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TOP REVIEWS FROM GETTING STARTED WITH MUSIC THEORY
I had some knowledge of basic music theory, but it really helps me to understand it deeper from different aspect. Please fix the week 4 question error. I flagged.
Fantastic lectures and very easy-to-understand, hard to master lessons. This course will leave you with a much deeper understanding of music if you are a beginner to music theory like I am.
Thank you so much! This course is amazing, it gives you so many information about basics of music theory and foundation for further learning.
This course is enlightening as it digs deep into the essential basics of Music theory. I had a nice time taking this course.
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