What are the lessons like?
Lessons are presented in short, information-dense modules that are easy to manage and understand. There is no rambling in this course. The 26 complete lessons each have an accompanying quiz. There are 19 downloadable worksheets and answer-keys as well. The lessons are scripted structured to build on each other making the flow seamless in its progress.
Who teaches the course?
Dr Max Keller is currently an Assistant Professor of Music Theory at Andrews University.
Who this course is for:
This course is designed to help students prepare for music theory at the college level. It does not require any musical knowledge so it is also perfect for anyone who simply wants to learn how to read sheet music. This course would most likely be a review to anyone who has already passed the first year of college music theory.
What you’ll learn
Read music notation
Understand how to read meters and meter types
Label melodic and harmonic intervals
Determine the quality of triads
Read key signatures
Know multiple scales
Start the basics of Figured Bass and Roman Numeral Analysis
An internet connection
A browser with Flash
A PDF reader
A desire to learn to read music notation
No prior knowledge is needed