Music Theory Tutorials

Rhythm

Rhythm

Rhythm is the thing that gives a sense of time to Music. It gives music a propulsion; a forward motion.

This section will focus on tutorials and articles regarding Rhythm.

Harmony

Harmony

Harmony is where things come together. It's where groups of pitches are played together. It gives a fullness and richness to the sound as a melody plays along with it. This makes the musical experience feel complete.

Summation and Subdivision

Musical Structures: Summation and Subdivision

Have you ever heard about ‘summation’ and ‘subdivision’ in music? Meanwhile, these mathematical concepts are quite applicable to music analysis.

Climax in Music

Climax in Music

We have often heard this term concerning films, theater plays, festivals etc. But what does it mean in music?

Methods of Theme Development

Methods of Theme Development

A Composer's Guide

A musical theme is a melody, usually a complete musical phrase, upon which part or all of a composition is based. There are some certain principles of a theme

What is Music Theory? What is The Language of Music?

What is Music Theory? What is The Language of Music?

Music Theory is, unfortunately, not a very accurate term. It implies that once you understand Music Theory, you will be able to make any kind of music. That you will be able to see music is all about.

Melody

Melody

Melody is derived when a group of pitches are played one after another. It is this linear succession of pitches that we perceive as conversational; and a good Melody is the thing we remember after the song is done.

Why Learn Music Theory

Why Learn Music Theory

Music Theory is the fundamental knowledge that every musician should have. With it a musician is way more expressive. It's great for DJs, Producers, Vocalists, Band members, etc.

Interval

Intervals

What is an Interval?

An interval is a combination of two notes or a distance between two notes. Intervals are always counted from the lower note to the higher one.