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Music Theory for Electronic Producers – The Complete Course!

Join Successful students in Music Theory for Electronic Producers for Creating, Arranging and Analysing Music Theory
Instructor:
Tomas George
9,300 students enrolled
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The Keyboard layout and major and minor scales
Chords and Inversions to help you write your own music from scratch!
Major and Minor chord progressions
Learn how to write memorable melodies and melodic tunes to make your songs really stand out from the crowd
Learn how to write Bass Parts that give your music more rhythm
How to Analyse music theory in electronic tracks that you can use for new ideas for your own songs
Modes and other scales to help add some interesting elements into your music
Improve at Music Theory in General

Learning how to write and create music effectively will dramatically improve the quality of your music and the speed you create it

In this course, you will gain a deep understanding of Music Theory and ideas techniques and formulas to use when creating your own electronic music to allow you more options. You’ll learn the beauty and the power of music theory that’s used by professionals today. 

With over 8-hours of video, this music course is JAM PACKED with information to help you learn music theory to help you improve at music theory today!

What makes me qualified to teach you?

Tomas George has writing music professionally for the past decade and has a MMus Masters Degree in Music Production and is the creator of some of Udemy’s most popular music production courses including Music Production In Logic Pro X – The Complete Course and Songwriting 101.

Really great teacher of music theory, taught exercises into great depth but explained exercises simply, recommend it to anyone who has never studied music theory before – Milo Cesaro

Very useful lectures which provide me a lot of information and improve my skills dramatically. His teaching method also helps me easily to understand. Thank you so much Tomas. – Huy Nguyen

It helps a lot, I recommend it for beginners who have never learn anything about music. The lessons are enjoyable and there’s a lot of examples about composing. – Alessio Perez

What is this Music Theory course all about?

In this Music Theory course will cover such topics as:

• Major scales,

• Minor scales

• Major chords

• Minor chords

Diminished chords

• Chord progressions

• Modulation

• Relative majors

• Relative minors

• Modes

• Song analyse

 Deconstructed several tracks

• Writing a song from a drum beat

• How to write a song from a chord progression

• How to write a song from a melody

• How to write melodies

• How to write harmonies

• How to work out keys and scales

• Pentatonic scales

• And more.

What you’ll learn in this course will make you a better at music production, and improve your songwriting abilities in any Digital Audio Workstations!

Learn to love music theory and creating electronic music with these easy to learn techniques!

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and we’ll see you in lesson 1!

Cheers,

Tomas.

Introduction and Getting Started

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Introduction

In this lecture, I give you a quick overview of what you are going to learn in this Music Theory for Electronic Producers course.

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Getting the Most from this Course

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, you will learn about how to use Udemy's user interface so that you can get the most out of this course.

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Basic Music Theory Terms

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain what some of the music theory terminology that will be used in this course and what the different music theory terms actually mean.

The Keyboard Layout and Major Scales

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Keyboard Layout and Octaves

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture I talk about the keyboard layout on your Digital Audio Workstation and how you can work out the different notes on the keyboard.

Knowing the notes of a keyboard is essential for knowing about music theory and for writing your own music.

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Working out Major Scales

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain the techniques used to work out a major scale and how you can easily do this for any musical key.

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Perfect 5ths

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain what Perfect 5ths are and how you can use them for writing harmonies for your own music.

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3rds - Part 1

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain what 3rds and how you can tell the difference between major 3rds and minor 3rds. 

I also explain why you should use 3rds for writing your own music.

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3rds - Part 2

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain what 3rds and how you can tell the difference between major 3rds and minor 3rds. 

I also explain why you should use 3rds for writing your own music.

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Perfect 4ths

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain what Perfect 4ths are and how you can use them for writing harmonies for your own music.

Chords and Inversions

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Chords and Inversions - Part 1

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to write chords and also invert these chords. 

Creating chords and using inversions is an essential to learn for creating your own electronic music.

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Chords and Inversions - Part 2

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to write chords and also invert these chords. 

Creating chords and using inversions is an essential to learn for creating your own electronic music.

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Chord Progressions - Part 1

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain what chords progressions are and how to write your own.

I also show you some of the most common chords progressions used in music today!

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Chord Progressions - Part 2

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain what chords progressions are and how to write your own.

I also show you some of the most common chords progressions used in music today!

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Inversions

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I go into more detail about inversions and how you can use inversions to improve the some of your chords for your own electronic music.

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7th Chords

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about 7th chords and explain the different types of 7th chords and how you can use them in your own electronic music.

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Chord Extensions

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about more chord extensions, such as 9th and 11th chords and how you can use them when creating your own electronic music.

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Suspended Chords

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about suspended chords and how you can use them in your own electronic music to create suspension. 

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Circle of 5ths

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I explain the circle of 5th diagram and how you can use this to work out relative majors, minors and modulation.

Minor Scales

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Minor Scales

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about minor scales and the patterns and techniques used so that you can work about any minor scale.

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Chords in the Natural Minor scale

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about the chords and how to build chords in the natural minor scale,

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Harmonic and Melodic Minor

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about the other two minor scales, which are the Harmonic and Melodic Minor and what they can be used for and also patterns and techniques so that you can work out these minor scales.

Writing Melodies and Bass Parts

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Write the Chords, then the Melody

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to write a song starting by writing chords and then adding a melody. 

This technique is very common and in this lecture we use some the patterns and techniques used from the previous lecture for building a song from chords.

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Write the Melody, then the Chords

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to write a song starting by writing melody and then adding the chords.

This technique is also very common and in this lecture we use some the patterns and techniques used from the previous lecture for building a melody.

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Arpeggios

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how you can use arpeggios to add more more movement and countermelodies for your songs.

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Writing Bass Parts

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to write bass parts for your own music.

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Writing Bass Riffs and Adapting Melodies

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to write bass riffs and also how you can adapt your melodies.

Song Analysis

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Song Analysis - Chords, Part 1

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I wrote the chords like this.

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Song Analysis - Chords, Part 2

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I wrote the chords like this.

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Song Analysis - Melody

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I wrote the melody like this.

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Song Analysis - Arrangement

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I arranged this track like this.

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Song 2 Analysis - Arrangement

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you another one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I arranged this track like this.

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Song 2 Analysis - Chords

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you another one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I wrote the chords like this.

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Song 2 Analysis - Melodies

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you one another of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I wrote the melody like this.

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Song 3 Analysis - Chords

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you another one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I wrote the chords like this.

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Song 3 Analysis - Melodies and Arrangement

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you another one of my tracks and I deconstruct and show and show you how and why I wrote the melodies and arranged the track.

Creating a Song

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Create a Song from a Drum Beat - Part 1

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture I show you how to create a song starting from a drum beats and then building a track from there.

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Create a Song from a Drum Beat - Part 2

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to create a song starting from a drum beats and then building a track from there.

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Create a Song from a Drum Beat - Part 3

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to create a song starting from a drum beats and then building a track from there.

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Create a Song from a Drum Beat - Part 4

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to create a song starting from a drum beats and then building a track from there.

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Create a Song from a Chord Progression - Part 1

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to create a song starting from a chord progression and then building a track from there.

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Create a Song from a Chord Progression - Part 2

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to create a song starting from a chord progression and then building a track from there.

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Create a Song from a Melody - Part 1

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to create a song starting from a melody and then building a track from there.

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Create a Song from a Melody - Part 2

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I show you how to create a song starting from a melody and then building a track from there.

Modes

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Modes Intro

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what modes are and how you can use modes for your own music.

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Ionian

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the ionian mode is and how it is different from a major scale.

I also explain how you can work out how to use this mode for writing your own music.

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Dorian

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the dorian mode is and how it is different from a major scale.

I also explain how you can work out how to use this mode for writing your own music.

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Phrygian

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the phrygian mode is and how it is different from a major scale.

I also explain how you can work out how to use this mode for writing your own music.

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Lydian

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the lydian mode is and how it is different from a major scale.

I also explain how you can work out how to use this mode for writing your own music.

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Mixolydian

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the mixolydian mode is and how it is different from a major scale.

I also explain how you can work out how to use this mode for writing your own music.

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Aeolian

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the aeolian mode is and how it is different from a major scale.

I also explain how you can work out how to use this mode for writing your own music.

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Locrian

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the locrian mode is and how it is different from a major scale.

I also explain how you can work out how to use this mode for writing your own music.

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Dorian Mode Example

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I give an on-screen example in Ableton Live 9 how you can use the Dorian mode to create your own track and how it is different from a regular major scale.

Other Scales

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Pentatonic Scales

In this Music Theory for Electronic Music Producers lecture, I talk about what the major and minor pentatonic scale are and how you can use them.

I also give an on-screen example of the major and minor pentatonic scale and how to use these scales with either a major or minor chord progression.

Bonus Section

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BONUS LECTURE - Join the Official Student Group

In this Music Theory for Electronic Producers article, I talk about how you can join the official study group for my Udemy courses.

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