Music Theory Comprehensive: Part 4 - Modes and Counterpoint

Jason Allen, PhD, Ableton Certified Trainer

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45 Lessons (4h 9m)
    • 1. Welcome & Overview

      5:10
    • 2. Tools We Need

      4:28
    • 3. Review: Scales

      6:39
    • 4. Review: Diatonic Chord Progressions

      6:07
    • 5. Overview of Modes

      3:06
    • 6. How Modes Work

      7:46
    • 7. The History of Modes

      10:12
    • 8. The Ionian Mode

      2:39
    • 9. The Dorian Mode

      6:50
    • 10. The Phrygian Mode

      4:03
    • 11. The Lydian Mode

      2:39
    • 12. The Mixolydian Mode

      4:32
    • 13. The Aeolian Mode

      2:13
    • 14. The Locrian Mode

      5:15
    • 15. From Old To New Again

      2:50
    • 16. Analysis: The Simpsons TV Theme Song

      10:22
    • 17. Analysis: Choir Example

      11:08
    • 18. Analysis: The Beetles: Eleanor Rigby

      3:25
    • 19. Melodic and Harmonic Intervals

      3:28
    • 20. Using Visual Landmarks

      5:19
    • 21. Compound Intervals

      6:58
    • 22. Major, Minor, and Perfect Intervals

      3:28
    • 23. Rules of Inversion

      4:47
    • 24. Summary of Intervals So Far

      2:00
    • 25. Augmented and Diminished Intervals

      6:28
    • 26. The Tritone

      5:01
    • 27. Enharmonic Equivalence

      2:47
    • 28. Consonance and Dissonance

      8:49
    • 29. Rules of Resolution

      9:21
    • 30. Interval Classes

      2:59
    • 31. Analyzing Intervals

      7:08
    • 32. What is Counterpoint?

      7:41
    • 33. Different "Species"

      5:29
    • 34. Connecting Melodic Intervals

      4:24
    • 35. Rules of First Species Counterpoint

      5:09
    • 36. Connecting Harmonic Intervals

      7:37
    • 37. Types of Contrapuntal Motion

      9:45
    • 38. Parallel Fifths and Octaves

      6:25
    • 39. The Beginning and the End

      5:40
    • 40. The Middle

      11:33
    • 41. Riemenschneider

      3:50
    • 42. All The Rules

      9:47
    • 43. What Next?

      1:54
    • 44. We Interrupt This Class...

      0:24
    • 45. Thats it! (For now...)

      0:59
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Throughout this class I'll direct you to work on the following worksheets. These are for practice and reinforcement. The answers are on the last page.

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