Pop Music Theory


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Why are you interested in music theory?
I enjoy understanding how music works
To help me write music
To help me play in pop/rock groups
To help me learn songs by ear
To help me read music
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Basics (e.g. reading music, chords)
Creating chord progressions
Melodies (creating or improvising)
Form (expanding short ideas into whole songs)
Arranging (creating all the instruments)
Ear training (identifying notes and chords you hear)
Science (the why behind music concepts)
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1: Introduction
2: Teaching Yourself
3: Pitch & Keyboard
4: Pitch Names
5: Letters Game
6: Sharps & Flats
7: Half-Steps
8: Whole-Steps
9: Steps Game
10: Scales
11: Major Scale 1-2-3
12: Major 1-2-3 Games
13: Major Scale 1-5
14: Major 1-5 Games
15: Chords: Major Triads
16: Major Triad Games
17: Minor Triads
18: Minor Triad Games
19: Major Scale 1-8
20: Major Scale Games
21: Scales Above 8
22: What Next
23: Keys
24: Roman Numeral Chords
25: Diatonic Triads
26: Using Diatonics
27: Tonic Function
28: Subdominant & Dominant
29: Diatonic Function Analysis
30: 7th Chords
31: 7ths Games
32: Treble Staff
33: Treble Staff Game
34: Melody: Chord Tones
35: Pitch & Frequency

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