Music Theory 2 Course
This course is designed for anyone who would like to study how Western music works and who has become comfortable with the notation concepts we learned in Music Theory 1, our music literacy course. Some of the topics we’ll cover include interval size, interval qualities like major, minor, perfect, diminished, and augmented, the different kinds of major and minor scales, and analyzing and writing the different kinds of triads you’ll encounter in Western music!
Learning to identify intervals quickly will help a huge amount in your sight-reading on your instrument, and especially if you are a singer, it will allow you to find your pitches much more easily and will speed up music learning in almost every instrument you might want to study. Guitarists and pianists, in particular, will benefit from learning triads, which will make sight-reading and composing much more efficient.
What you'll get
What is included in this course and what you will learn
What we cover
Below are the breakdown of this course, module by module, with video previews
Review of the Basics
Lesson 1: The Staff, Accidentals, and Key Signatures
Lesson 2: Analysis Projects
Introduction to Intervals
Lesson 1: Introduction to Intervals
Lesson 2: Introduction to Intervals (Part 2)
Lesson 3: Interval Quality
Lesson 4: Interval Quality (Part 2)
Lesson 5: Thirds and Sixths
Lesson 6: Diminished and Augmented Intervals, Enharmonics
Lesson 7: Interval Inversion and Other Interval Topics
Lesson 8: Review
Introduction to Scales
Lesson 1: Major Scales
Lesson 2: Natural Minor Scales
Lesson 3: Harmonic Minor Scales
Lesson 4: Melodic Minor Scales
Lesson 5: Scales Review
Introduction to Triads
Lesson 1: Introduction to Triads
Lesson 2: Traid Construction
Lesson 3: Diatonic Triads within Major Keys (Part 1)
Lesson 4: Primary Major Triads
Lesson 5: Diatonic and Primary Triads in Minor
Lesson 6: Secondary Triads in Major
Lesson 7: Secondary Triads in Minor
Lesson 8: Triads Review
Nicole Elyse DiPaolo is a versatile composer, pianist, and scholar originally hailing from the Detroit area.
She is currently pursuing a PhD in Music Theory at Indiana University, she recently completed a doctoral minor in composition. She also holds a B.Mus. in Music Theory from the University of Michigan, where she studied composition.
Access to all the lessons. First 30 days for free.
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Liberty Park Music (LPM) is an online music school. We teach music through videos and supporting materials like homework assignments and backing tracks. Currently, we offer lessons on piano, guitar, drums, and music theory. We will introduce more instruments, subjects, and services in the future to give you even more choices.
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Your membership, regardless of of your plan, should give you access to the entire library of lessons. That means ALL lessons are available to you, across instruments, styles, levels, and subjects. For example, you can take piano and theory lessons at the same time, or if you have a good musical appetite, take our piano and drum kit lessons at the same time! It's your choice.
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