Day 5 – Scales over Chords Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music or in other words, the study of how music works. It is also one of the easiest yet most often overlooked area for musicians. The majority of music theory can be understood in a short amount of time IF taught in the right order and with the right method. During this week, I am going to share with you the most important subjects of music theory that will absolutely change the way you think about music and the guitar. This week will [More]
Day 3 – Nashville Number System Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music or in other words, the study of how music works. It is also one of the easiest yet most often overlooked area for musicians. The majority of music theory can be understood in a short amount of time IF taught in the right order and with the right method. During this week, I am going to share with you the most important subjects of music theory that will absolutely change the way you think about music and the guitar. This week will [More]
Day 1 – Unlocking the Fretboard: Lesson 1 Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music or in other words, the study of how music works. It is also one of the easiest yet most often overlooked area for musicians. The majority of music theory can be understood in a short amount of time IF taught in the right order and with the right method. During this week, I am going to share with you the most important subjects of music theory that will absolutely change the way you think about music and the guitar. This [More]
Music scores are used by composers, conductors, and music students. Being able to read a music score can come in handy if you’re studying a piece of music and it’s easy IF you know how the music score is organized. In this video we will look at how music scores are put together and how you can learn to read them to learn more about a piece of music and follow along with the ensemble. Become a patron on Patreon and help me shape the future of this channel! https://www.patreon.com/oddquartet/ Visit the Official Odd Quartet Store: https://odd-quartet-comics.myshopify.com Purchase great merch [More]
So in the last video I gave a short introduction to polyrhythms and mostly talked about 2 against 3 and 3 against 4. But while I was working on that video I was trying to come up with different ways to visualize the polyrhythms besides just using the music notation. After looking back at the first video I did, I think I should share these other visualizations with you because they might help someone understand what a polyrhythm is besides just looking at one on sheet music. Polyrhythms are based on the concept that any note can be broken down [More]
How to build music scales using half steps and whole steps. We examine the chromatic scale, major scale, and minor scales in this video.
In this music theory lesson we look at the circle of fifths. It can seem complicated at first, but the circle of fifths can be a really useful tool when learning music theory. It organizes key signatures, and it can tell you what kinds of chords are in a song. How Intervals work: https://youtu.be/2V3bvZu2Xqo Visit the Official Odd Quartet Store: https://odd-quartet-comics.myshopify.com Purchase great merch to help support the channel! Become a patron on Patreon and help me shape the future of this channel! https://www.patreon.com/oddquartet/ Add me: Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/OddQuartet/ Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/oddquartet/ Twitter | https://twitter.com/oddquartet
The next step from triads is looking at sevenths chords and how to identify them in music. Visit the Official Odd Quartet Store: https://odd-quartet-comics.myshopify.com Purchase great merch to help support the channel! Become my patron on Patreon and help me shape the future of this channel! https://www.patreon.com/oddquartet/ Follow me: Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/OddQuartet/ Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/oddquartet/ Twitter | https://twitter.com/oddquartet
Today we take a look at how accidentals work and what they look like on sheet music. You can support Odd Quartet by becoming a patron on Patreon! Learn how in the link below: https://www.patreon.com/oddquartet
This video is the Ultimate Music Theory Crash Course! Inside you’ll learn the essential components and tools to take your musicianship to the next level. Get the tab for each example below! First up is Intervals. An interval is simply the distance between two notes. C-C# for instance, is a minor second. C-D is a major second. Scales, are simply a combination of intervals separating an octave. We’ll be learning the major scale and the minor pentatonic scale. Next is Chords. Chords are a combination of intervals. Major chords include the 1st, 3rd and 5th. Minor chords have a 1st, [More]