Music Theory

The volume of music is an important factor in how the music sounds. If you play a note really loudly, it will

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What is an interval? What do semitones and half steps mean? And what in the world is an augmented interval? Intervals are

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One of the first things you learn on a musical instrument is how to play a major scale. On the piano, you

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Music consists of many different scales, also called modes. Some of these scales are more well-known than others, such as a major

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Music notes tell a musician what pitch and rhythm to play. But how do you tell a musician to stop playing?  Sometimes,

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Melody, along with harmony and rhythm, is one of the three main parameters that takes a bunch of random notes and turns

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Timbre, also called tone color or tone quality, is an important term in music. But sometimes it’s hard to understand the meaning

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Music, like any spoken language, has rules that affect how we write and compose it. Just like English has certain rules for

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One of the most common types of music clefs, the treble clef is an important musical symbol to understand. If you’re learning

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One of the most important things to learn about music is the types of music clefs. Music clefs are written at the

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Homophonic texture (also called homophony) is the most popular kind of musical texture in our music today. It first became popular to

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One of the most important things to learn as a musician is the different types of music notes. Learning the types of

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The Mixolydian scale is a mode that is used in lots of different music styles, including rock, jazz, and the blues.  If

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