MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – THE BASS CLEF – PART 2

In the previous lesson, we learned how to read and find notes using the bass clef. We could also compare notes between the bass and the treble clefs. It's important to remember...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – THE BASS CLEF

A clef is a music symbol that indicates the pitch of a written note. It is a reference point by which other notes can be determined. We learned throughout the lessons how...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – KEY MODULATION

Today we will learn another important topic on music theory: key modulation. Modulation is the process of changing a key to another one, which implies to change the key signature, melody...
BASIC MUSIC THEORY TUTORIALS - PART TWO

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – CHORD VOICINGS – PART 2

In the previous lesson, we learned the concept of chord voicing. Today we will continue to learn about voicing 7th chords. The idea, for piano and keyboard players, is to distribute...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – CHORD VOICINGS

Today we will learn about chord voicing. 'Voicing' is how we distribute notes in a chord, that is, which ones are on the top, in the middle, doubled, and so on. Why...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – 9TH CHORDS

Today we will learn about 9th chords. A 9th chord is created when we include a 9th to a 7th chord. If you're new to building 7th chords, I strongly recommend you...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – 7TH CHORD INVERSION

In the last two lessons, we learned a little more about chord inversions. We saw how to invert triads and also how to use this technique to better play chord transitions. Today...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – CHORD INVERSIONS – PART 2

In the previous lesson, we start learning about chord inversions, using C major chord as the example. So, now you know that we can play C major chord in three different...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – CHORD INVERSIONS

In this lesson, we will learn about chord inversions and how to build it. The whole idea of inversions is to play the same chord using different combinations of chord notes. But...

MUSIC THEORY FOR PRODUCERS – BUILDING A MELODY

In the previous lesson, we learned a way to create a bass line over a chord progression. We started with a very simple line and could develop better ideas. Today we...