Music Theory Fundamentals

Video lectures, with supporting materials (indented items)

Topic 1: Pitch and Pitch Notation

Topic 2: Major Scales and Keys

Topic 3: Intervals

Topic 4: Minor Scales and Keys

Topic 5: Triads

Topic 6: Seventh Chords

Excellent worksheets, with answer keys, can be found on Gene Biringer's music theory website.

Note for CMU students and other fixed-do users: when doing worksheets on scale degrees, disregard the exercises that use solfege syllables.

Regular tutoring is available on Tuesday and Sunday evenings from 8-10 in A2. When there is a concert, tutoring will begin following the concert and run until 11pm. More information about theory tutoring, including how to get tutoring at other times, is found here.



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