Music Theory For Beginners

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After this course, students will be able to read most music scores
Students will gain an understanding of rhythm, tempo, notes, pitch and other common score elements
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This course aims to equip beginners in music with the skill to read music and to understand music better. You will be introduced to the various elements on the music score, and we will guide you to learn all the basic theory topics, step by step. You do not have to know anything to take this course, except an interest in music theory!

We will be providing detailed video lessons with numerous practical examples for you to apply your new found knowledge in. This course can will take about a week to complete, and by the end of this course, you will be able to translate the symbols on a music score, into music on your instrument.

Reading Rhythms and Meters
Understand and interpret rhythm and timing related symbols on the music score
Rhythm Part 1
You will learn about the importance of rhythm in music, and 3 types of notes, the whole note, the half note, and the quarter note.
Rhythm Part 2
You will be exposed to more rhythms and note types, the eighth note and the sixteenth note. Also, you will be introduced to augmentation dots, and ties.
Lines and Dividers
You will understand how music is organised and divided using bar lines and measures. You will also learn about other special lines, including the repeat signs and the volta signs.
Time Signature
You will learn what time signatures are, and how to interpret them. You will then be able to see how bar lines are placed to for measures, and also you will learn about the different kinds of feel that time signatures can introduce into a piece of music.
Revise all the concepts we have learn in the first 4 lectures and see their applications in actual song examples.
Learn about the music stave, and the symbols on the stave that relate to pitch
Notes on the Keyboard
You will learn the 7 notes, their names and their relative pitches, and their positions on a keyboard. You will also learn several important musical terms such as half-steps and whole-steps, and octaves.
The Treble Clef
Learn about the treble clef, and how to represent the 7 different notes on the stave. You will also learn a few tricks to read these notes more quickly and efficiently.
The Bass Clef and The Grand Staff
Learn about the bass clef and how it helps to represent even more notes on the staff. You will be introduced to the grand staff, and how that is used for certain musical instruments which can cover a wider range of notes.
Accidentals, Middle C, and Odd Notes
You will learn what accidentals are, and how the black keys on the keyboard are used. Also, you will be exposed to the importance of the middle C, and other symbols used to represent note pitches on the stave, such as ledger lines and 8va symbols.
  • Nothing, but the ability to read and understand English
Nicole DiPaolo
Nicole DiPaolo
Principal Theory Teacher at Liberty Park Music
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