Fundamentals of Music Theory


This course, revised in 2022, will introduce you to the theory of music, providing you with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly.

It will cover material such as pitches and scales, intervals, clefs, rhythm, form, metre and time signatures, phrases and cadences, and basic harmony.
This course covers the fundamentals of Western music theory, from the absolute basics to some more advanced concepts. As such, it is the perfect course for beginners and more experienced musicians alike.

What you will learn

Pitches, Scales, Modes and Chords
Keys, Minor Scales, Intervals and Clefs
Rhythm and Form
Harmony 1: Functional Harmony

What’s included