Category: Theory

Key Signatures – How to learn

One way to learn your key signatures is this: Key Signatures with Sharps Take the Cmajor Scale – it has no sharps or flats, C D E F G A B C Count up five degrees of the scale to G Start the scale from G, G A B C D E F G – […]

Basics of chords – Triads, Modes and Spellings

Learning how chords are constructed will lead to a better understanding of how to construct melody and bass lines. This article will explainn what a chord spelling is. What a triad is and how to work chords out. Below is an article covering the major scale and intervals. The Major Scale and Intervals As with […]

The Major Scale and Intervals

As much as I don’t believe you need to be able to read music to play or record, I do think that knowledge is power. Wow what a bad starting line pretty cheesy… But that is, in a nutshell the truth of it for me. If I try and read and play at the same […]