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Music Theory. The mere mention of it sends guitar players of all levels running the other way! Many times this is due to a preconceived notion that learning theory is next to impossible. However, in this course, Marcelo will streamline music theory specifically to guitar players to help them understand the terminology, mechanics, and mathematics of music theory as it applies to their instrument of choice.
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Marcelo will walk us through the fundamentals of music theory as it applies to the guitar. The course will cover ground with whiteboard lessons followed by practical examples of music theory on the guitar to help truly break down the barriers and help get these catered techniques and topics under our fingers.
Marcelo Berestovoy welcomes us to 'Easy Guitar Theory', and lays out the requirements for this course.
Let's kick things off by identifying the purpose and location of the keys with sharps in the Major Scale.
Now let's take a look at the other side of the coin and discuss our keys with flats.
In this lesson, Marcello will discuss the definition and purpose of intervals.
Here's a practical application of the intervals we covered in the previous lesson.
Triads are at the core of many chords and scales. Here, Marcelo discusses these very important foundational shapes.
Here's a practical application of the triads we discussed in the previous lesson.
One additional note added to our triads brings us to our 4-note chords. In this lesson, Marcello will cover the structure and musical connectivity between various 4-note chords.
Here's a practical application of the 4-note chords Marcelo highlighted in the previous lesson.
In this lesson, Marcelo will cover the functions and relationships between the three main categories of chords: Tonic, Dominant, and Sub-Dominant.
In this next lesson, Marcello discusses the Chord Symbol System, which is an elegant system that allows a musician to clearly and concisely describe a chord without the need for a lengthy list of numbers and symbols.
Here's a practical application of the Chord Symbol System that Marcelo covered in the previous lesson.
The age-old question, "What key is this in?". Here, Marcelo will cover how to go about quickly and easily deciphering the key of a musical piece.
Secondary Dominant Chords are chords that do not reside within a specified tonality. In this lesson, Marcelo will discuss how these can be used to create tension and resolution or add an unexpected twist in our chord progressions.
Let's move on as Marcelo breaks down the Major Tonality's evil twin, the Minor Tonality.
Modulation is a useful tools for switching keys on the fly. In this lesson, Marcelo will highlight some efficient ways to incorporate this technique.
Extensions are useful tools that allow us to break out of the box and add some extended runs to our scaling while technically keeping us within the same scale.
The 9, 11, and 13 are all extensions that reside above the 7 of a tonality. Here, Marcelo highlights useful ways to utilize these extensions!
In this lesson, Marcelo takes us beyond our scale extensions into the realm of altered notes.
Here's a practical application of the altered notes that we covered in the previous lesson.
Here, Marcelo breaks down the differences in chord symbols and mechanics between 'Add' and 'Sus' chords.
Now it's time for a practical application of the Add and Sus chording that we learned in the previous lesson.
In this next lesson, Marcelo gives us a quick overview of the modes of the Major Scale.
Congratulations! We've arrived at the final lesson of the course! Modal interchanges can be thought of as a bridge between modes. Here, Marcelo will highlight some useful ways to navigate this technique!
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Very dense and a little fast but packed with information and things to practice. I would have like a continuation of a second video with testing like the previous ones, but this would have been icing on the cake. I had not considered moving 3rd
Excellent course thank you!
Love this guy. Wish he could teach me Java.
Show examples so far easy to understand.
Taking theory which has always been opaque to me and making it easy to understand
thanks so much. This is giving me that "ah-ha" moment I've been searching for. Thank you.
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