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3 Sessions / 7 hours of work per session
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Skill Level
Beginner
Topics
Music notation, Rhythm & Time Signatures, Major scale & Intervals

TO11071: Fundamentals of Music Theory (Self Paced)

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Go at your own pace
3 Sessions / 7 hours of work per session
Price
₹2498 (excluding GST). Use code LOCKDOWN40 at checkout to get 40% OFF!
Skill Level
Beginner
Topics
Music notation, Rhythm & Time Signatures, Major scale & Intervals
Course Description

Self Paced | Recorded Video Lessons


This is a perfect course for anyone looking to learn the basics of Western music theory on their own.

You will learn to read and write western music notation through simple and easy to follow interactive lessons, and improve your ability to recognise pitch and rhythms by ear through carefully crafted exercises. By the end of this course, you will develop a solid foundation in western music theory fundamentals and be ready to begin advanced music studies.


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24 Video Lessons---2 Assignments--------3 Quizzes

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2 Forum Posts----2 Peer Assessments


By completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Recognize aurally and visually different pitches and rhythms in a musical context
  2. Sing/clap back and notate simple melodic and rhythmic phrases
  3. Engage constructively with peers online
  4. Express own opinions and thoughts on shared forums
  5. Organise weekly course work and deliverables
  6. Complete assignments within published deadlines

Earn a Verified Certificate


Upon successful completion of the course with a minimum overall grade of 75%, you will receive a verified electronic certificate from the True School of Music.


Get this course at 70% OFF when you purchase any of the following courses:

  1. TO11041: Introduction to Western Vocals
  2. TO11021: Guitar For Beginners
  3. TO11022: Guitar For Beginners (instructor led)
  4. TO11121: Music Production in Logic Pro X
  5. TO11011: Piano for Beginners

Remember to add any of the above courses to the cart first, and then add this course to the cart to get the discounted price now.


contact@trueschool.in if you have any questions.

schedule

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Session 1: Introduction to Written Music Notation
You will familiarize with written music notation by learning to identify notes on Treble and Bass clefs. You will also learn to identify the notes and note names on a piano keyboard, and learn to write music notation using an online music notation software.
8 lessons
1. Course Introduction
2. Introduction to Written Music Notation
3. 1A: Clefs & Staff
4. 1B: Notes & Ledger Lines
5. 1C: Grand Staff & Middle C
6. To Sum Up...
7. Getting Started with Noteflight
8. Assignment Brief
Session 2: Musical Intervals and the Major Scale
This session will teach you the concept of intervals, simply put the distance between two notes.
10 lessons
1. Lesson Introduction
2. What Are Intervals
3. The Tone & Semitone
4. Accidentals and Enharmonics
5. The Major Scale
6. G Major Scale
7. F Major Scale
8. Identify Intervals Using Semitones
9. Different Types of Intervals
10. What Are Scale Degrees
Session 3: Time and Rhythm
This session will help you understand the concept time within the context of music and how rhythm works for written and aural music.
6 lessons
1. Rhythm: Lesson Introduction
2. Rhythm: Time Signatures
3. Rhythm: The Rhythm Tree
4. Rhythm: Triplets & the Shuffle Feel
5. Rhythm: Dots & Ties
6. Rhythm: Tempo & Feel
Earn and Collect Badges

Be Rewarded for your Achievements
You'll love earning badges as you pick up new skills.

Easily Shareable
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Grading Policy
Course Great Breakdown Chart
Total: 100.00%

You will earn grades for each assessment and collaborative activity that you complete. Remember to complete tasks on time to earn more points. And of course, if you complete all learning tasks, you will receive a TSM certificate acknowledging your achievement.

Instructors & Guests
What You Need to Take This Course
  • A good broadband internet connection
  • A computer or tablet to watch lessons and complete assignments
  • A microphone and headphones to participate in live interactions
  • If you have a piano or keyboard it would be great, but this is not a requirement.
Additional Information

This course features the option for you to interaction with the course faculty during pre-scheduled times via forum posts, email and messenger, where you can ask questions, get feedback on your progress and even talk about your musical aspirations.