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Episode 39 - Motive and Phrase

 
Learn the fundamentals of music theory with the concepts of motive and phrase. In this theory lesson, Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) defines motive as a short musical idea that repeats often throughout a song and he demonstrates several examples from classical and pop music on the piano keyboard. Then, Alfie examines musical phrases which are longer musical ideas often separated by where you might take a breath. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) that unlock the secrets to communicating with other musicians. Utilize these music theory lessons as a reference guide or an all encompassing music education. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
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