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.
What is "The Beat?"