Music Theory Advanced

Music theory is how musicians explain and describe the phenomena heard in a musical composition. Music theory defines the core aspects of music and provides a system for musicians to communicate their ideas to one another.

We put together the ultimate guide to start learning music theory so you can easily grasp the fundamentals and start applying them to your music when you play or when you compose. All following pictures are linked to a PDF file that can be opened, downloaded or printed. Some of the topics also include a video.

Music Theory is divided into 3 levels – basic, intermediate and advanced. To be a good composer you should study all levels but to start composing you should be knowledgeable at least with the topics of the basic level.

Advanced music theory set includes Counterpoint Rules, 4 part voicing, Neapolitan Sixth Chord, Building Blocks of a Fugue…… It also provides insight into advanced concepts of music that form harmony, melody, and rhythm.

Please go over the offered topics on this page. If you don’t understand a word in the text please use the Music Dictionary to clarify the word.

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