Music Theory Vol. 2: Scales and Chords
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Music Theory Vol. 2: Scales and Chords

Learn how to construct the main scales and chords in our musical system.
4.6 (17 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,636 students enrolled
Created by Ilse Lozoya
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of this course students are going to be able to identify the main types of chords and scales.
  • If you are already playing chords you may find some new chords and you may incorporate them to your playing.
  • You will understand how to construct the different scales and get familiar with how they sound
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Requirements
  • The basic music theory knowledge as name of the notes, intervals and basic clefs is necessary.
  • A good internet connection is necessary in order to have access to all the videos.
  • A desire to go deeper into music theory and understand more about scales and chords.
Description

This course is dedicated to learn how to construct scales and chords. If you understand the basics of the music language, this course is for you, you do not need to be an expert you just have to know the name of the notes, rhytmical figures and intervals. This course is the number 2 in the Music Theory Series and it is focused on these topics:

Scales:

- Major Scale.

- Natural minor scale, Harmonic minor scale, Melodic minor scale.

- Major Pentatonic scale, Minor pentatonic scale.

- Blues scale.

Chords:

- Major, minor, diminished and augmented.

- Major 7 and Dominant 7.

- Minor 7 and Minor Maj7

- Suspended 4 and suspended 2.

You will be able to listen all of these scales and chords because after each explanation the instructor plays them

Join this course today and enhance your music theory knowledge.



Who is the target audience?
  • Si eres un estudiante de música y deseas mejorar tus conocimientos de teoría musical este curso es para tí.
  • Este curso es apropiado para cualquier estudiante que ya toca acordes en su instrumento de forma autodidacta o por oido ya que le ayudará a comprender mejor lo que toca.
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25 Lectures
01:32:52
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Class-Chapter 1
1 Lecture 01:48

Welcome to this course

Preview 01:48
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Chords - 3 notes chords -
5 Lectures 23:10

Learn what a triad is and why is so important to know.

Preview 03:41

Learn your first type of chord, the major chord.

Preview 05:11

Understand the minor chord structure and learn to construct it from any note as its root.

3 Minor Chord
05:40

Understand the diminished chord structure and learn to construct it from any note as its root.

4 Diminished Chord
04:21

Understand the augmented chord structure and learn to construct it from any note as its root.

5 Augmented Chord
04:17
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Chords - 4 notes chords -
6 Lectures 24:57

Understand the major seventh chord structure and learn to construct it from any note as its root.

6 Maj 7 Chord
06:20

Understand the dominant seventh chord structure and learn to construct it from any note as its root.

Dominant 7 Chord
04:16

Minor 7 Chord
04:19

Minor Maj7 Chord
03:54

Minor 7 b5 Chord
03:09

Dim 7 Chord
02:59
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Suspended Chords
2 Lectures 05:30
Suspended 4 Chord
03:06

Suspended 2 Chord
02:24
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Natural and minor scales
4 Lectures 17:48
Major Scale
02:36

Natural Minor Scale
05:50

Harmonic Minor Scale
04:32

Melodic Minor Scale
04:50
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Pentatonic and Blues scales
6 Lectures 18:40
Major Pentatonic Scale
02:20

Minor Pentatonic Scale
03:12

Pentatonic scales examples
03:32

Blues Scale
03:27

Blues Scale examples
04:33

Blues scale - Tip -
01:36
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About the Instructor
Ilse Lozoya
4.5 Average rating
858 Reviews
20,235 Students
40 Courses
University Professor, Piano Teacher, Course Designer.

Ilse Lozoya is a pianist and educator who has been creating online courses about music and  education on Udemy since 2016. She is deeply involved on creating online content with other artists and course developers as a co - instructor. 

Here courses are basically focused on:

- Piano

- Music Theory

- Ear Training

Her courses have more than 15 000 students from 150 countries.

Ilse Lozoya has been a piano teacher for the last 17 years, her experience teaching young kids includes the Yamaha Program and now she is a Certified Suzuki Piano Teacher

For the last 7 years she has been a higher education teacher in local music universities. Her academic degrees include:

Music Bachelor´s Degree by Universidad de Guadalajara (UDG)

Master´s Degree in Education by Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC)

University Teaching 101 by Johns Hopkins University through Coursera

Liderazgo en gestión educativa estratégica a tráves del uso de la tecnología by Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)

Foundations of Teaching for Learning Specialization Program by Commonwealth Education Trust

Virtual Teacher Program Specialization by UCI Extension Continuing Education

Currently besides her daily academic activities as a private piano teacher,  she is developing virtual piano courses in order to reach people who don´t have the opportunity to take regular piano lessons, she has a blog and she is preparing an E-book