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Music Theory 05 - Learn key signatures & syncopation

 
Learn key signatures & syncopation in this music theory course with Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). This course includes tutorials on key signatures, solfege, ties, and syncopation presented together for a more structured learning experience. Music School Online offers on demand music theory tutorials and courses for you to learn at your pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:13:45
Learn the fundamentals of music theory continuing with key signatures. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) demonstrates why and how to place the sharps and flats at the beginning of the clef to indicate the key signature. This music theory lesson is one of many designed to provide you with music education pertaining to pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want at Music School Online (MSO).
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:49
Learn the fundamentals of music theory continuing with the concept of solfege, a system of reading notes by assigning different, pleasant sounding syllables to the each note in the major scale regardless of what key it is in. This makes singing the scale degrees more pleasing to the ear. Do re mi fa sol la ti do sounds better than 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) further explains the concept of moveable do when using a different major scale. Alfie also describes the concept of transposition, or shifting the key of the song. This music theory lesson is one of many designed to provide you with music education pertaining to pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want at Music School Online (MSO).
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:06:10
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 ties, those small curved lines connecting notes, and their function. Matt focuses on when, how, and why to use ties in music notation and shows you examples. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). 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: 00:08:09
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from globe-trotting percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). Matt talks about syncopation, or playing off the beat. Matt explains how some beats are stronger and others are weaker and discusses how playing on the off beat or the up beat adds a sense of tension and release. Matt describes which notes comprise the back beat and the importance of the backbeat to several genres of music. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). 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, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want. 
 
 
 
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