In this course students will learn about the basic concepts and approaches needed to understand, create, and perform contemporary music.
About the course
If you have a passion for music and are curious about how it works, or if you are a musician who learned to play by ear without formal study, this course will provide you with an engaging introduction to key concepts and approaches needed to understand, create, and perform contemporary music. Taught by Berklee College of Music professor George W. Russell, Jr., the course includes six lessons that delve into harmony and ear training-two areas of intensive focus for every entering Berklee student.
Lesson 1: Major Scale
Lesson 2: Major and Minor Triads
Lesson 3: Minor Pentatonic Scale
Lesson 4: Major and Dominant Seventh Chords
Lesson 5: Song Form
Lesson 6: Review
October 13, 2014 - November 24, 2014
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