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Free articles about Music Theory
Musician, composer, and educator Andy Wasserman discusses the Lydian Chromatic Concept, a theory that will forever change how you think about tonal music.
Musical U interviews Make Moments Matter’s David Row on the Orff approach, an educational framework that centers the student’s musicality and creativity.
Enter the exciting, nuanced world of the seven musical modes with our guide to understanding, building, and using these expressive scales.
Get acquainted with polyrhythms, their uses in music, how to count them out, and why you should incorporate them into your repertoire.
Explore common chord progressions, what makes them so powerful, and how they’re used in popular music to make a song stick.
Get acquainted with the Lydian mode and the Lydian Chromatic Concept – and learn why the Lydian scale, rather than the major, is the true “base” scale.
Our interview with Forrest Kinney explores creativity in music, and the four ways through which you can express your musical ideas.
JazzPianoSchool.com’s Brenden Lowe details his journey in jazz piano, and how he achieved freedom and creativity in his playing.
Dive right into improvisation with the major scale, and learn how to create memorable musical statements with just seven notes.
Improvise For Real’s David Reed details his own musical beginnings, the limitations of traditional music education, and how to improvise – the right way.
The 12-bar blues are the foundation that rock & roll was built on. Learn why this chord progression is so memorable, and how you can use it in songwriting!