Music Theory: Exploring Sound, Rhythm, and Melody on the MIDI Grid skillshare originals badge

Fernando A., Musician, Producer, DJ

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50 Lessons (5h 15m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:00
    • 2. Does Music Theory Matter?

      6:57
    • 3. MIDI Sequencer Vs. Traditional Notation

      2:32
    • 4. Creating a Practice Schedule

      3:59
    • 5. Sound Waves and the 12-Pitch Palette

      8:38
    • 6. Sharps, Flats, Whole Steps, and Half Steps

      8:00
    • 7. Tension, Resolution, and Musical Forms

      10:20
    • 8. Musical Density

      3:03
    • 9. Simple Meters: Duple, Triple, and Quadruple

      6:26
    • 10. Simple Note Lengths

      3:22
    • 11. Triplets

      5:47
    • 12. Six Major Intervals: Major 2nd, Major 3rd, Perfect 4th, Perfect 5th, Major 6th, Major 7th

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      7:11
    • 13. Four Minor Intervals: Minor 2nd, Minor 3, Minor 6th, Minor 7th

      4:52
    • 14. Diminished and Augmented 4ths and 5ths

      5:27
    • 15. The Interval Project

      5:51
    • 16. Major Scales

      4:15
    • 17. Relative Minor Scales

      8:59
    • 18. Harmonic and Melodic Minor Scales

      9:28
    • 19. Recapping Basic Scales

      5:41
    • 20. Major and Minor Triads

      7:37
    • 21. Diminished and Augmented Triads

      3:39
    • 22. Playing Triads

      9:34
    • 23. Two Types of Chords: Major 7th and Dominant 7th

      5:57
    • 24. Two Types of Chords: Minor 7th and Half-Diminished

      6:04
    • 25. Three Diminished Chords

      3:54
    • 26. Reading and Playing Chord Symbols

      8:45
    • 27. Finding the Diatonic Major Chords

      7:55
    • 28. How These Chords Function (Tension and Resolution)

      3:51
    • 29. Exploring Songs Made with Diatonic Major Chords

      10:42
    • 30. Sketching Songs

      4:18
    • 31. Finding the Diatonic Minor Chords

      9:44
    • 32. How These Chords Function (Tension and Resolution)

      3:17
    • 33. Exploring Songs Made with Diatonic Minor Chords

      9:49
    • 34. Chord Knowledge and Songwriting

      9:38
    • 35. Compound Meters: Duple, Triple and Quadruple

      6:29
    • 36. Syncopation

      9:55
    • 37. Complex Meters

      4:35
    • 38. Chromatic Scales

      3:39
    • 39. Whole-Tone Scales

      2:56
    • 40. Diminished Scales

      6:02
    • 41. Listening to a Diminished Scale in Context

      2:06
    • 42. Note Possibilities: Major Chord Extensions

      5:14
    • 43. Note Possibilities: Minor 7th and Half-Diminished Chord Extensions

      7:25
    • 44. Note Possibilities: Dominant 7th Chord Extensions

      5:48
    • 45. Inversions: Root, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Positions

      3:14
    • 46. Rootless Chords

      8:48
    • 47. Basic Principles of Voice Leading

      8:44
    • 48. Modulation

      7:21
    • 49. Modal Harmony

      5:24
    • 50. Common Chord Progressions

      10:53
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