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Modern Music Theory

Learn how to implement music theory into your creative process.

Modern Music Theory

Learn how to implement music theory into your creative process.

Description

In this course, Martina takes you through the steps to understand music theory. You will learn rhythm notation, the musical alphabet, key signatures, intervals, the circle of fifths, harmonic progressions, and transcribing.

Objectives

  • Understand rhythm notation.
  • Learn the musical alphabet and key signatures.
  • Understand intervals.
  • Learn harmonic progression.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Introduction to Rhythm Notation
    In this step, Martina discusses all the basic rhythm notations and time signatures.
  • 2
    The Musical Alphabet and Key Signatures
    In this step, Martina discusses the musical alphabet, accidentals, tetrachords, and key signatures.
  • 3
    Intervals
    In this step, Martina discusses intervals, major and minor 2nds, 3rds, 6ths, and 7ths. As well
  • 4
    Circle of Fifths, Solfege and Other Musical Symbols
    In this step, Martina discusses the circle of fifths, solfege, transposition, other musical symbols, and how to build triads.
  • 5
    Harmonic Progressions and Transcribing
    In this step, Martina demonstrates 7th chords, basic harmonic progression, cadence, form, and transcribing.