Music Basics
Published: 2014-06-24 13:22:13

Lessons in the General Music series. The principles of how music works.

12 Lessons in the “Music Basics” Series

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Glossary of Music Terms

A glossary of common music and not so common music terms.

Whole Steps and Half Steps Explained

The distance between any two notes can be defined by steps.

The Chromatic Scale

The only scale contains ALL 12 notes in one octave.

Enharmonic Equivalents

Different name and notation - same pitch.

The Major Scale

The most important scale in music.

Key Signatures and the Cycle of Fifths and Fourths

The magical, mysterious, and mystical Cycle of Fifths.

Ear Training

Ear Training is the development of the active and passive capability to relate to music aurally.

Chord Spelling - Triads

Chord Spelling - An Alternate Approach

An alternate approach to determining the chord tones of any chord.

Metronome - Playing in Time

Demystifying Cut Time by Chuck Anderson

A guest lesson/article by internationally renowned jazz guitarist and educator Chuck Anderson.

Practice, Play and Rules (Theory) - The Three Words

A guest lesson/article by internationally renowned jazz guitarist and educator Chuck Anderson.

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