Music Mastermind: Learn the 7 Elements of Music(2020 Update)
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Music Mastermind: Learn the 7 Elements of Music(2020 Update)

Premium beginner music theory lessons. Learn essentials: how to read, write, play, and compose music with music theory!
4.6 (7 ratings)
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1,316 students enrolled
Created by Andrew J. Smith
Last updated 5/2020
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Current price: $76.99 Original price: $109.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 39 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The seven elements of music
  • How the seven elements work together
  • Musical concepts that WILL improve your ability to read, write, and perform music
  • How to critically evaluate different song structures
  • Song-writing and team-building techniques of professional musicians
Requirements
  • Have completed Music Master Mind, Course 1 (It's FREE here on Udemy!)
  • A focused, open mind that is ready to learn!
  • Dedicated time to learn - this is a high quality course that is jam-packed with useful information!
  • An instrument (including your voice) to practice concepts with
  • Access to a printer for course materials (optional)
Description

"Sometimes it takes one person to give a different slant on something we don't understand to help us understand it." - Derek

"Everything about this course is fantastic especially for beginners. I highly recommend it!" - Adriana


After completing Music Mastermind , you will have a deep understanding of how to actually USE the seven essential elements of music theory... without the fluffy nerd stuff!

Andrew Smith, music educator, believes that everyone can understand and play music. Now, his premium music theory course is available on Udemy! It is designed for both complete beginners and somewhat-established musicians who want a deeper understanding of music. You can be playing and understanding music in no time! Andrew simplifies complicated topics with straight-forward, structured, and energetic teaching - so get ready to make music like a seasoned musician!

Are you ready to become a Music Mastermind?

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner to beginner-intermediate musicians (of any instrument)
  • Anyone interested in using music theory to improve their musical abilities
Course content
Expand all 45 lectures 03:15:59
+ Fundamental Concepts
11 lectures 28:11
Melody - You Make Melody Every Day!
03:42
Harmony - When Pitches Work Together (Part 1)
03:41
Harmony - When Pitches Work Together (Part 2)
04:53

Time to test your knowledge thus far! Let's do it!

Quiz Time!
4 questions
Timbre - The COLOR of SOUND?!?
02:17
Quick Question for You
00:28
Texture - How do the Layers Feel?
03:44
Dynamics - Giving Power to Your Sound
02:23
Form - It's Way Better than Your Taxes!
01:10
Philosophy - How To Know if YOU are Musical
02:38
Test Time!
4 questions
Congratulations! Moving on to Module 2!
00:25
+ Practical Theory Explained
8 lectures 35:24
Melody - Seeing the Space Between the Notes
09:09
Harmony - Striking a Chord
05:16
Module 2 Quiz
3 questions
Texture - When Voices Interact
03:28
Dynamics - Communicating Dynamics with Other Musician
03:02
Philosophy - Should You Practice LESS???
02:43
Module 2 Test
4 questions
+ Breaking Through Your Musical Plateau
8 lectures 40:21
Rhythm - How to EASILY Master Time Signatures
10:20
Melody - Scaling to New Heights
09:22
Harmony - Same Old Notes, Brand New Sounds
06:23
Module 3 Quiz
3 questions
Timbre - One Instrument, Many Colors
02:30
Texture - How Texture Crafts Your Sound
01:43
Dynamics - Not All Instruments are Created Equal
02:18
Form - Repetition is Important, it is Also Important
03:59
Philosophy - Why is Music So Important, Anyway?
03:46
Module 3 Test
3 questions
+ Average Joe, Sounding Pro
9 lectures 46:16
Rhythm - How to Get People Moving (Part 1)
07:24
Rhythm - How to Get People Moving (Part 2)
05:32
Melody - Are You Ready to Fit In?
04:13
Harmony - Making Chords Just "Flow"
08:32
Module 4 Quiz
4 questions
Timbre - What is Your Role?
02:06
Texture - Communicating with Different Textures
02:20
Dynamics - Creating Artistic Sections in Your Work
04:39
Form - SECRET: Improvisation is not Really Improvised
07:27
Philosophy - What is Music All About?
04:03
Module 4 Test
3 questions
+ Reaching for the Top
9 lectures 45:47
Rhythm - Adding Spice to Your Rhythms
07:06
Melody - Shaping the Melody Line
07:27
Harmony - How to Find and Use Unique Sounds
07:27
M5 Quiz
3 questions
Timbre - Warning: Music Nerd Alert!
05:58
Texture - How to be the BEST Band Member
05:10
Dynamics - It is Not Supposed to be CHUNKY (Usually...)
01:32
Form - Form for the Singer-Songwriter
05:28
Philosophy - THE Simple Question that is HARD to Answer
04:31
M5 Test
4 questions
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01:08