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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.

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Whole Steps and Half Steps Explained

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

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The Chromatic Scale

The only scale contains ALL 12 notes in one octave.

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Enharmonic Equivalents

Different name and notation - same pitch.

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The Major Scale

The most important scale in music.

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Key Signatures and the Cycle of Fifths and Fourths

The magical, mysterious, and mystical Cycle of Fifths.

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Ear Training

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

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Chord Spelling - Triads

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Chord Spelling - An Alternate Approach

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

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Metronome - Playing in Time

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Demystifying Cut Time by Chuck Anderson

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

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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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