Music Theory - A masters guide to help you study

Learn the secret to understanding music theory whether you are new to music or an accomplished musician!
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 40 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2016 English

Course Description

Learn how to understand complex music theory without ever learning the circle of fifths! This technique has been passed down to me by my professors and his professors before him! In this course you will be able to understand all aspects of basic music theory and grasp a better understanding of the following:

  • Key signatures
  • Triads
  • Scales
  • Rhythmic relationships
  • Chords
  • Melody and Harmony
  • And Much More!

The course should take you at least a week of studying and practicing methods introduced in the course curriculum.

The course is structured in a fast-pace video by video slideshow with a voice over. Full explanations of each method are provided.

You would want to take my course if you are seeking to better your knowledge of music theory and understanding how to read everything involving music scores and triads.

All you will need for this course is a pen/pencil. Plenty of blank paper (even staff paper would help) and your brain!

What are the requirements?

  • Should have some knowledge of how to read music on a treble cleft

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Easily and quickly learn music theory
  • Use my tool to help in music theory questions
  • Know by heart how to name any question music theory has to offer
  • Be more confident in music theory

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who knows how to read music but wants to learn how it works
  • beginners of all ages!
  • No prior music theory training needed
  • Anyone who struggles remembering the circle of fifths!

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: The Key to Understanding - Major keys

Using the key and understanding it's importance is one of the most important parts of mastering music theory!

4 questions

In this quiz we will recap how to move along the key in a major setting.


Using the secret on technical key signature movements!


Dive in on figuring out sharps and mastering them.

Flats on a Major setting
4 questions

In this quiz we will go over understanding the crossover and how to count sharps

Recap of section 1 - The Key to Understanding
Section 2: Using the key on minor key signatures!

In this lesson we will learn how to use my key when talking about minor key signatures!

Moving with Minors!
1 question
Lets compare this method to the Circle of fifths!
Triads and Notes!
Final Video
9 questions

A quiz over the entire class. Consider it a final!

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Instructor Biography

Anthony Terrano, Music Education Major

Hello! I was the concert violinist and first chair violinist for Windham High School in Maine for 4 years. In High School I was the leader of a string quartet and played for multiple orchestral events such as District II and Allstate. In college, I played for the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra for 1 year and studied music education and violin performance. I also studied violin performance at 317 Maine Street School of Music in Yarmouth Maine. I have been studying intensive music theory and teaching students for 4 years. I teach using a method I created to interact with my students, find their interests, and take them on a journey in music theory and violin performance. My main focus is to incorporate basic music theory and a full understanding of the violin while learning how to play it and have fun doing so. I teach a wide age verity of students which makes Udemy the perfect site for me to teach. Some of my students range from 4-5 years old to even 65 years old. I currently teach privately and I am hoping to one day own my own studio to teach in. I was awarded the Joanna Bell Memorial Scholarship for string performance at the University of Southern Maine.

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