The basics of music are essential for anyone, who wants to compose music of their own, master a musical instrument or work as a sound engineer.
Knowledge of basic rules and patterns, that determine what is “beautiful” in music allows to drastically reduce the amount of time it takes to make it. In contrary to the popular belief, these principles are not as hard to master in a short amount of time. This subject will cover the basic principles of music, sol-fa and:
- Musical terminology
- Building rhythm, harmony, and melody. Applying theory to practice, while analyzing music or creating it.
- Basic patterns, that allow simplifying harmonic pattern creation.
At the end of your studies, you will be able to write chords and melodies significantly faster than before. Youļl is able to find the key and chords for other songs.
Length: 5 hours lectures, 5 hours tutorials, independent work.
Grading: test, exam, final project.