Pop Music Theory

Lesson 1: Introduction

Welcome to Pop Music Theory, DrawMusic's free online music theory course.

What's music theory? Music theory is about the concepts and patterns that we find over and over again in music. It's about the language musicians use to talk about music. It's about "how music works".

Why study music theory? Here are some reasons:
Why this site? Here are a couple of things that distinguish these lessons from other music theory Web sites:
So, get started with Lesson 2: Pitch & Keyboard!

Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Pitch & Keyboard
Lesson 3: Pitch Names
Lesson 4: Letters Game
Lesson 5: Sharps & Flats
Lesson 6: Half-Steps
Lesson 7: Whole-Steps
Lesson 8: Steps Game