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Music Theory Comprehensive: Part 2 - Chords, Scales, & Keys

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  1. Introduction
    Welcome & Overview
  2. Tools we will use in this course
  3. Update! MuseScore 3.0
  4. DOWNLOAD: Staff Paper
  5. Chromatic & Diatonic Scales
    What are scales, and why do we care?
  6. Definitions: Chromatic and Diatonic
  7. Ordered Pitch Class Collections
  8. Chromatic Scales
  9. The Major Scale
    The Whole-Half Pattern
  10. Scale degrees and Tonic
  11. Scale Degrees and Solfege
  12. How to Practice
  13. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 1
  14. Scales and Keys
    Using major scales (writing a melody)
  15. Melody Analysis
  16. What does it mean to be "in key"?
  17. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 2
  18. Major Keys
    Major Key overview
  19. What is a key signatures?
  20. Identifying key signatures
  21. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 3
  22. Chords!
    What are chords?
  23. Song analysis
  24. Triads
  25. Building Triads
  26. The Diatonic Chord Progression
  27. Inversions
  28. Roman Numerals
  29. Song analysis, version 2
  30. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 4
  31. Dissecting Triads
    The inside of a triad
  32. The third holds the power
  33. Finding chords by half-step
  34. Finding fifths by thirds
  35. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 5
  36. More with Triads
    Diminished Triads
  37. Augmented Triads
  38. Adding more octaves to triads
  39. Chords on the Guitar
  40. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 6
  41. Pieces for Analysis
    Analysis Overview
  42. Analysis: Canon in D (Pachabel)
  43. Non-Chord Tones
  44. Minuet in G File
  45. Analysis: Minuet in G (Bach) - Part 1
  46. Analysis: Minuet in G (Bach) - Part 2
  47. Analysis: Minuet in G (Bach) - Part 3
  48. DOWNLOAD: PDF of full Analysis
  49. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 7
  50. 7th Chords
    What are 7th Chords?
  51. The 4 Types of 7th Chords
  52. Major 7th Chords
  53. Minor 7th Chords
  54. Dominant 7th Chords
  55. DOWNLOAD: PDF of Minuet in G including 7th Chords
  56. Blues and the Dominant 7th Chord
  57. 7th Chord reference sheet
  58. DOWNLOAD: Worksheet No. 8
  59. Wrap Up
    What comes next?
  60. Thanks & Bye!
  61. Bonus Lecture

Here is your seventh practice worksheet. Please download it and use it to practice. The answers are on the last page.

Challenge yourself! If you get something wrong, review the videos or post a question!

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