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Music Theory Course 01 - Introduction to music theory concepts

 
This course is an introduction to music theory concepts at Music School Online with music theory and rhythmic counting lessons by Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). This course covers the treble and bass clefs, the grand staff, the beat, quarter notes, half notes, whole notes, subdivisions and rests presented together for a more structured learning experience. Check out all of the individual lessons and courses and learn music theory at your pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:12:45
Learn the basics of music theory starting with the treble clef. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains what the lines and spaces of the treble clef are, how to find the notes on the staff, and how this corresponds to the piano keyboard. Music Theory is the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Utilize these music theory tutorials as a reference guide or an all encompassing education. We include supplemental drills, quizzes, and other reference material to enhance your learning experience. 
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:00
Learn the basics of music theory continuing with the bass clef. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains what the bass clef is, what the acronyms for the lines and spaces are, and how this correlates to the piano keyboard. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory tutorials as a reference guide or an all encompassing education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:16:23
Learn the basics of music theory continuing with the grand staff. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains that the grand staff is a combination or a merger of the treble clef, or G clef, and the bass clef, or the F clef. He demonstrates how to connect them and explains the role of the brace and ledger lines. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory tutorials as a reference guide or an all encompassing education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:02:08
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West), starting with what is the beat. In this music theory lesson, Matt will introduce the concept of "The Beat" which is essential to the way that rhythm is understood in music. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:58
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt discusses what are quarter, half, and whole notes and how to utilize these to find the beat. He teaches you how to recognize, count, and write quarter notes, half notes, and whole notes, the building blocks of rhythm.  This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:09:26
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, gain a deeper understanding of how to count, feel, read, and write rhythm in modern music with the introduction to the eighth note, sixteenth note, thirty-second note which are all subdivisions of the beat. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music. Music School Online (MSO) presents 66 very comprehensive video tutorials to learn pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that will unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, which will give you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:08:20
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, gain a deeper understanding of how to recognize, count, feel, and write rhythm in modern music with the introduction of musical rests in all forms. Matt focuses on teaching you when not to play, but to still keep counting with a rest, or a pause in the music. He shows you the whole rest, half rest, quarter rest, eighth rest, sixteenth rest, and thirty-second rest and describes what each of these look like and what they mean. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 
 
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