Musical U interviews David Kulma – songwriter, educator, and the creator of the highly educational and delightfully eccentric YouTube channel Music Corner.
Free articles about Music Theory
What makes a minor key? Learn all about how minor scales and chords are built, and how they differ from their major counterparts.
We interview the minds behind the Music Student 101 podcast, Matthew and Jeremy, about music theory, ear training, and the value of doing a music degree.
Begin your modal improvisation journey with the versatile Aeolian and Dorian modes, with the help of Zombie Guitar’s master guitar teacher Brian Kelly.
Learn how to build minor chords and combine them into unforgettable progressions! Our exercises will get you playing through famous progressions in no time.
Follow along with our all-in-one guide to learn how this master tool can help you play music, understand theory, and even write a masterpiece.
Modal improvisation sounds intimidating. But this simple improv trick puts those mysterious modes to work to offer you an easy way to create awesome music
Modal improvisation sounds scary and hard. Though it’s loved by monsters like John Coltrane and Steve Vai, modal improv can be very easy, fun and beautiful.
Originally a tool to help students with music theory, Bob Habersat and Paul Levy have built The Shed into a fantastic resource for all music learners.
Classical Era composers – like Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven – packed balanced, symmetrical musical forms with emotional range, contrast, and catchy tunes.
On first listen, Klezmer sounds oddly familiar. Learning the musical elements of this passionate, funky Jewish genre opens up new expressive possibilities.
Five notes to seven: two notes expand our solfa skills to embrace so much music! Grow your skills with these fun exercises, and expand them into real music.