What is music theory? Simply put, music theory is the science and math behind music. It examines the relationships of notes and rhythms and attempts to explain how music works. Knowing how music works, helps us become better musicians and how to perform more musically. Check out musictheory.net if you are interested in learning more about music theory.
This is a great resource for introducing yourself to the basic concepts!
- The Staff, Clefs, and Ledger Lines
- Note Duration
- Measures and Time Signature
- Rest Duration
- Dots and Ties
- Steps and Accidentals
Rhythm and Meter
Scales and Key Signatures
You can test out your new knowledge with the exercises listed below!