Music Theory

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David Bennett
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David Bennett is an accomplished
online educator, professional pianist
and published composer.

He has been sharing his undying passion for music on his YouTube channel since 2018, having grown a following surpassing 900,000 subscribers. David’s teaching style focuses on making music theory not only fun but accessible, possessing a genuine gift as an educator, effortlessly passing on his expertise in a compelling and clear way.

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What’s included?

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#1 Why is music theory important?

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#2 What will you learn in this music theory course?

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#3 How to find the black and white notes on the piano

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#4 What is a major scale?

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#5 How to apply the TTSTTTS formula

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#6 How to memorise major scales

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#7 What is a major triad?

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#8 Minor triad

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#9 Note doubling using triads

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#10 Use of roman numerals in a major scale

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#11 The Axis chord progression ("With or Without You", "I'm Yours" and "Can You Feel The Love Tonight?")

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#12 12 bar blues for beginners

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#13 How to play Dom7 chords, ("I'm a Believer")

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#14 How to play Maj7 chord, ("Gymnopédie No. 1")

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#15 How to play Min7 chord, ("Rocketman")

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#16 The Natural minor scale

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#17 The Harmonic minor scale

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#18 The Melodic minor scale

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#19 The Major pentatonic scale

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#20 The Minor pentatonic scale

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#21 How to turn the pentatonic scale into a blues scale

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#22 Note values and beaming rules

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#23 Types of rests for each note

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#24 Dotted rhythms

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#25 Time signatures, 4/4 common time ("Let It Be")

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#26 3/4 waltz time ("Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds")

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#27 5/4 odd time ("Take Five")

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#28 Treble clef, how to read notes off the stave

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#29 Bass clef - All Cows Eat Grass

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#30 Key signature, flats and sharps (accidentals)

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#31 Put the theory into practice!

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