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The Many Benefits of Learning Piano Chord Theory

Chances are if you’ve ever taken piano lessons, you probably spent at least a little bit of time on piano chords. But learning the names of a few basic chords and actually understanding chord theory are two different things. And … Continue reading Continue reading

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3 Classic Rock Guitar Playing Myths That Are Killing Your Musical Progress

You become a great classic rock guitar player when you avoid the mistakes mediocre guitarists make. It's common for these mediocre players to believe in one or more myths about how you're "supposed" to play classic rock guitar. Make faster … Continue reading

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Music Theory – An Introduction to Modes

There are quite a few misconceptions about modes and how they work. Much of the confusion comes from the word "mode" itself, since it implies more of a reference to another scale than an actual scale in its own right. … Continue reading

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Guitar Music Theory For Kids and Beginners – Part 1 Intervals

What is an interval? To put it simply, it is the distance between 2 notes. These distances are the building blocks of all scales and chords. How intervals relate to each other in a chord or scale can also actually … Continue reading

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Why Should We Learn Music Theory?

Why learn music theory? Music theory is the language of music; the mechanics of 'what's going on.' Although theory isn't necessarily an essential part of performing music, it does bring a huge amount of meaning to the sounds we hear … Continue reading

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Learning Objectives For a Solid Music Education Program – Learning Music Theory

A solid Music Education program trains its students in understanding Music Theory. Music Theory is important because it is the key to analyzing music and good musicians should have this ability. Understanding the structure of music is laying the foundation … Continue reading

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Music Theory – What is Reverb?

Understanding Reverb When we hear sounds in the “real world,” they are in an acoustic space. For example, suppose you are playing acoustic guitar in your living room. You hear not only the guitar’s sound, but because the guitar generates … Continue reading

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Music Theory – How To Understand It

Most musicians learn "by ear" which basically means that they are hopefully good observers and imitators, remembering where that note was and so on! Hey, a good memory helps. Many great musicians have learned this way; the great Duke Ellington … Continue reading

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Music Theory

Music Theory and Music References So how does Music Theory apply to reference products? These days, there are a lot of decent music theory books, tapes etc. on the market, and many of them feature good technical content. There are … Continue reading

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Dobro Lessons – Music Theory + Playing by Ear = Super Musician!

Here are 3 things I recommend you memorize. 1. All the notes of the dobro or specific instrument 2. All the Key Signatures 3. All the Chords and Chord Tones for each key Question: Why do this? Answer: To gain … Continue reading

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