Music Theory

It is essential to have some basic music theory knowledge to complete Music Technology coursework tasks. You will need to have an understanding of the following:

NOTATION

  • TREBLE CLEF – reading note pitches
  • BASS CLEF – reading note pitches
  • Note rhythms – able to read up to syncopated semi-quavers
  • KEY SIGNATURES
  • TIME SIGNATURES
  • DYNAMIC MARKINGS – pp to ff

HARMONY

  • Understanding DIATONIC HARMONY – chords within a key
  • TRIADS – major, minor, diminished, augmented
  • 7th chords
  • Power chords and sus chords

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