4.41 out of 5
4.41
42 reviews on Udemy

The Beginner’s Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music

Learn How Music Theory, Reading Music, and Writing Music Can Make You Better at Music Production and Music Composition.
Instructor:
Tomas George
6,608 students enrolled
English [Auto-generated]
You will be taken from beginner to expert level knowledge in understanding music theory, reading music, writing music, and even composing your own songs.
You will understand the fundamentals of musical concepts such as notes, rhythm, scales, chords, scores, composition, songwriting, and more!
You will have a strong understanding of how certain chords and notes can change the sound and feel of your songs.
You will be a better musician, whether you play the piano, guitar, or other instrument, because of the knowledge you will have on how music actually works.
You will be given an overview of Logic Pro X that you can follow along with at your own pace, even though no software is required for this course.
You will get an overview of how piano chords and guitar chords work, and how you can arrange them for your musical productions.
You will have a solid foundation of basic and even advanced music theory by the end of this course!

Learn Music Theory and Reading Music in this New Course!

Many people try to learn music but struggle because there is so much to know!

Most quit before they even get started.  🙁

That’s because they’ve never been taught the program in a step-by-step, easy to learn manner.

But that isn’t you now, is it?

You have found the perfect course for learning music theory. It doesn’t matter if you have no experience at all, this course was designed to teach you music theory and reading music in the most effective means necessary.

With over 5 hours of video, this music course is JAM PACKED with information to help you learn music theory to help you improve at writing music today!

The videos build on one another so that as you work through this course, you will understand more and more!

Pretty sweet, huh?  🙂

Not only that, but this course is also designed so that if you already know some music theory or how to read music and just need help with a specific principle, you can skip directly to that topic!

So who can benefit from learning music theory?

Understanding the basics of music is useful for a lot of careers, industries, and hobbies. It doesn’t matter if it’s songwriting, music production, instrument playing, music composition, or singing. This course will cover ideas that can be used in any niche!

Each section goes into specific detail of the principle being shown so that you will feel comfortable using them on your own.

This course will cover:

  • Basic Music Theory

  • Reading Music

  • Writing Music

  • Analyzing Music

  • Notes

  • Rhythm

  • Scales

  • Modes

  • Chords

  • Changing Keys

  • Piano Chords

  • Guitar Chords

  • and so much more!

Other great stuff you might want to know..

Not only will you get over 5 hours of music theory video content and lessons and a new life skill, you will also have direct communication with the instructors to help you along.

This includes direct messages, discussions, and specialized projects in the course that will allow you to interact with the instructor and others.

Feeling lost?  Don’t worry, we are here for you!

As they say, “Come for the course, stay for the community.”

Well, that’s not the exact phrase, but you get what I mean. 🙂

What else is there to know?

What else?  What else?!

Well there is that little 30 day money back guarantee thing.

That basically means that if you don’t enjoy this course for any reason at all, you can get a full refund up to thirty days since the time you purchase it.

It’s a win-win situation!

and we applaud winners.

So what are you waiting for?!

The time is now to stop procrastinating and begin learning music theory so that you can take full advantage of everything that it has to offer!

Enroll now in this course and get started!

Welcome to The Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music

1
Introduction

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will be introduced to your instructors and what this course has to offer!

2
Overview of the Software

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will get an overview of the software used in this course, Logic Pro X, though it isn't necessary to have to complete this course.

3
The Score and the Grand Staff

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about a score and the grand staff.

4
Tempo and Beats

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about tempo and beats.

5
Time Signature

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn what a time signature is.

6
Other Types of Notes

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about other types of notes.

7
Ties

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about tying notes together.

8
Rests

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about rests.

9
Other Time Signatures

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will see other time signatures.

10
Rhythm, Melody, and Harmony

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about rhythm, melody, and harmony.

11
Measures and Bars

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about measures and bars.

12
Notes and Pitches

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about notes and pitches.

13
Clefs

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about clefs.

14
Note Names and Octaves

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about note names and octaves.

15
Tones and Semitones

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about tones and semitones.

16
Major Scales

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about major scales.

17
Major Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about major chords.

18
Minor Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about minor chords.

19
Repeats

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about repeats.

20
Other Musical Notation

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about other musical notation.

Scales, Chords and Modes

1
Section introduction

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will be introduced to this section.

2
Scales Introduction

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about scales.

3
Working out a Major Scale

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to work out a major scale.

4
Working out a Major Key from a Melody

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to work out a major key from a melody.

5
Major Keys and Scales

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about major keys and scales.

6
Major Scale on a Score

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will see a major scale on a score.

7
Triads

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about triads.

8
Inversions

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about inversions.

9
Working out the Chords in a Major Scale

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn to work out the chords in a major scale.

10
Different Ways to Write out Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn different ways to write out chords.

11
Working out Major and Minor Triads

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about working out major and minor triads.

12
Diminished and Augmented Triads

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about diminished and augmented triads.

13
7th Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about 7th chords.

14
Extended Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about extended chords.

15
Suspended Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about suspended chords.

16
Circle of 5ths

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the circle of 5ths.

17
How to Change Key

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to change key.

18
Natural Minor Scale

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to write the natural minor scale.

19
Chords in the Minor Scale

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn what chords to write in the natural minor scale.

20
Harmonic Minor Scale

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to write the harmonic minor scale.

21
Melodic Minor Scale

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to write the melodic minor scale.

22
Modes

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about modes.

23
1 - Ionian

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the Ionian mode.

24
2 - Dorian

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the Dorian mode.

25
3 - Phrygian

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the Phrygian mode.

26
4 - Lydian

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the Lydian mode.

27
5 - Mixolydian

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the Mixolydian mode.

28
6 - Aeolian

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the Aeolian mode.

29
7 - Locrian

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about the Locrian mode.

Song Analysis

1
Section introduction

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will be introduced to this section of the course.

2
Song Analysis 1 - Capsize

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will get a complete song analysis from Tomas' "Capsize".

3
Song Analysis 2 - Floating

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will complete song overview of Tomas' "Floating".

Basic Music Theory for Guitar

1
Section Introduction

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will be introduced to the ideas in this section.

2
Guitar Layout Overview

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will get a brief overview of the layout of a typical guitar.

3
Creating a Major Scale

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to create any major scale with one simple pattern.

4
Open Guitar Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to create open chords.

5
Barre Guitar Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn how to create barre chords.

6
Other Guitar Chords

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music lecture, you will learn about various other guitar chords.

Thanks and Bye

1
Thanks and Bye

Thank you for watching this course!

2
BONUS LECTURE - Join the Official Student Group

In this Beginner's Guide to Music Theory and Reading Music article, I talk about how you can join the official study group for my Udemy courses.

You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
Definitely! If you have an internet connection, courses on Udemy are available on any device at any time. If you don't have an internet connection, some instructors also let their students download course lectures. That's up to the instructor though, so make sure you get on their good side!
4.4
4.4 out of 5
42 Ratings

Detailed Rating

Stars 5
16
Stars 4
18
Stars 3
6
Stars 2
1
Stars 1
1
144dbd0b0db5c05611fc127a44191078
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Includes

6 hours on-demand video
1 article
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of Completion