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Music Theory 09 - Learn about time signatures

 
Learn about time signatures in this music theory course with Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). This course includes tutorials on the basics of time signatures, the 3/4 time signature, 2/4 and 2/2 time signatures, 6/8 and 12/8 time signatures, chord notation, and major scale progressions 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: 00:06:15
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explains the basic rules of time signatures and explores many of the note combinations possible. 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.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:03:59
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt discusses the 3/4 (three-four) time signature, otherwise known as waltz time, and demonstrates this time signature with several musical 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, 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.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:07:15
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explores the 2/2 (two-two) time signature, or cut time, and the 2/4 (two-four) time signature. These are often used in marching music, as well as, samba or salsa 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.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:10:01
Learn counting and rhythm from globe-trotting percussionist Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this lesson, Matt examines the 6/8 (six-eight) time signature and the 12/8 (twelve-eight) time signature and explains the reasons for using an eighth note pulse versus a quarter note pulse. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:12:37
Learn the fundamentals of music theory continuing with chord notation, or figured bass. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) explains and demonstrates how to use symbols to identify chords you play without seeing them on the musical staff. This technique combines using roman numerals and a set of numbers to indicate the inversion. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) teaching pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more 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.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:08:42
Learn the fundamentals of music theory continuing with major scale chord progressions. Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) builds on previous lessons as he discusses the most typical major chord progressions. Alfie demonstrates inverting chords to minimize the distance from one chord to another to ensure smoother transitions among the chords for a more pleasing sound. This is just one of 66 comprehensive music theory video tutorials at Music School Online (MSO) teaching pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, notation, chords, inversions, scales and so much more 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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