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Learn the basic concepts and approaches needed to understand, create, and perform contemporary music. 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. The course will teach you the major scale and minor pentatonic scale, and how they are constructed. You will learn what intervals are, how to sing them, and how to find them in music. The course explores tonal centers and how to find the key a song is in, in addition to common time signatures such as 4/4 and 3/4. You will learn how to build chords—major and minor triads, and major and dominant seventh chords—and how to build a common chord progression—the I IV V. You will also learn how to recognize the blues and AABA song forms, and write a basic chord sheet to express your song ideas. In addition to the video lectures, each lesson features Berklee student performances and interviews. The students share their musical journey and offer advice for those wanting to study music. The course culminates with an assignment that asks you to compose and perform a riff blues tune using the minor pentatonic scale. Above all, the course is designed to share the joy of creating music and sharing it with others. Samy Elgazzar, a graduate of Berklee College of Music and a successful composer, will be your Teaching Assistant (TA) for the course....

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Jul 04, 2017

Very educational for both the unexperienced people who has never played an instrument and the musicians that learned how to play by ear and want to expand their musical vocabulary.


Sep 07, 2019

Absolutely great! The professor is just incredible. The way he teaches is very clear, easy to understand and not boring at all. I absolutely recommend this course to everyone.

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por Yevgeniy L

Feb 20, 2017

Great for the very start in music theory and practice.

por Sakda S

Dec 11, 2016

Very good for beginner. I learn a lot.

por Dae-Young, K

Aug 29, 2017

It was basic, essential study for music.

por SeeinTan

Sep 18, 2017


por Jaehwi C

Oct 21, 2017

Great course for beginner jazz musician and singer-songwriter.

por Heather S

Jun 19, 2017

This was a brilliant course with very clearly explained and interesting course material.

por Steven G

Jul 04, 2017

Very educational for both the unexperienced people who has never played an instrument and the musicians that learned how to play by ear and want to expand their musical vocabulary.

por Chingis T

Jun 24, 2017

Great course, thank you very much. I absolutely loved the ear training using different intervals and building scales. Furthermore, that was great to learn something about how to play piano since I had only played guitar prior to taking this course. If more tips can be included, that will be wonderful. Thank you once again for providing this course!

por Ysanai Y M A

Jul 06, 2018

I believe this was very well organized and it was very helpful. I really enjoyed the instructor. Thanks a lot

por Paula P

Apr 24, 2017

This professor is amazing. He explains things that others just overlook. I guess that others assume we should already know the basics, but this professor teaches the basics instead of assuming. He is wonderful!

por Dalila R

Nov 26, 2016

Perfect course

por Georgian P

Feb 15, 2017

Excellent course!

por Oscar R

Feb 22, 2017

Excelent material... great videos, great motivation and a great teacher!!!

por Thomas S

May 14, 2017

Great course for beginenrs to understand the basics of music tehory by applying it directly. The lectures are very entertaining with nice musical examples. The professor is outstanding!!! I really enjoyed the lectures. Even if I play saxophone I startet playing on the piano a little bit and learned a lot. I will take the other courses as well. Thank you very much for this great course.

por Xavier J

Oct 05, 2017

Really enjoying the varied interaction vs ONLY watching a bunch of videos.

por Abhijit B

Jun 08, 2017

It is a beautiful course for beginners. Even if you know the basics of music theory, it is still a good course to learn ear training and chord progressions. The assignments definitely help to apply whatever you have learnt. George W. Russel Jr. is one of the best teachers in this field. He teaches the concepts effortlessly and always emphasizes on having fun while learning music.

por Barry W

May 14, 2017

fantastic course. instructors makes learning real easy. they are very knowledgeable also.


por Lio M

Feb 23, 2018

Amazing teacher! Great videos and quizzes. Thank you George for seriously developing my musicianship.

por James C W L

Jan 09, 2018


por María J C B

Jan 26, 2018

I loved this course!

por Mara G

Dec 27, 2016

It's a good foundation for music theory. This assumes that the student can read notes, or encourages self-help in that area, otherwise.

por Jamzich L D Z

Mar 14, 2017


por Vladimir H

Sep 23, 2016

This course is a great introduction to music theory. I have been playing by ear for a long time and i now finally understand some of the things that i did before. I recommend this course to those that one to get a good foundation in music.

por Rahul R

Nov 06, 2016

The best teacher I've seen for music. :)

por Fran

Jun 17, 2016

This course is excellent for a beginner like me. I'm loving everything about it - the content, structure, not to mention the instructor's charismatic style. This is a much appreciated opportunity to learn and understand music theory from someone who has such obvious passion for music.