Sounds and expressions are communicated through a         ‘language’ of signs and symbols            ♩♪♫♬♭♮♯
Staff, clef and ledger         lines                 1          Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/10
Note names                      2                Follow this link:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music     /ele...
Note duration                 3          Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/11
Bars or measures and  time signatures                 4          Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/12
Rests                 5          Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/13
Half steps and steps                 6          Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/30
Sharps, flats and           naturals                       7               Follow these links:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools...
Intervals or distances     between notes                  8          Follow these links:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons...
Chords                 9          Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/40
Chord progressions                  9          Follow these links:          BLUES SONGS:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcseb...
Chords and inversions                   10            Follow this link:  http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/42
Dotted notes and ties                 11          Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/14
Scales and keys                                12                        Follow these links:               http://www.musi...
Melodic patterns                              13                     Follow these links:                   Riff, ostinato ...
Volume or dynamics                     14             Follow these links:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/m usic/...
Singing, playingcreating and recording       the blues                                    15                             F...
World Music                Sound journey                                      16                                Follow the...
Recording principles                       15               Follow these links:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/m...
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Music theory basics

  1. 1. Sounds and expressions are communicated through a ‘language’ of signs and symbols ♩♪♫♬♭♮♯
  2. 2. Staff, clef and ledger lines 1 Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/10
  3. 3. Note names 2 Follow this link:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music /elements_of_music/notationrev1.shtml
  4. 4. Note duration 3 Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/11
  5. 5. Bars or measures and time signatures 4 Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/12
  6. 6. Rests 5 Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/13
  7. 7. Half steps and steps 6 Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/30
  8. 8. Sharps, flats and naturals 7 Follow these links:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music /elements_of_music/notationrev2.shtml
  9. 9. Intervals or distances between notes 8 Follow these links:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/30http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/elements_of_music/melody1. shtml
  10. 10. Chords 9 Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/40
  11. 11. Chord progressions 9 Follow these links: BLUES SONGS:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/blues2.shtml
  12. 12. Chords and inversions 10 Follow this link: http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/42
  13. 13. Dotted notes and ties 11 Follow this link:http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/14
  14. 14. Scales and keys 12 Follow these links: http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/23 http://www.musictheory.net/lessons/24http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/elements_of_music/n otationrev3.shtmlhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/elements_of_music/ melody2.shtml
  15. 15. Melodic patterns 13 Follow these links: Riff, ostinato and loophttp://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/elements_of_ music/melody4.shtml Sequences:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/elements_of_ music/melody5.shtml
  16. 16. Volume or dynamics 14 Follow these links:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/m usic/elements_of_music/notationrev6.shtml
  17. 17. Singing, playingcreating and recording the blues 15 Follow these links: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/blues1.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/blues2.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/blues3.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/blues4.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/jazz5.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/jazz6.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/jazz7.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/jazz8.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/popular_music/jazz9.shtml
  18. 18. World Music Sound journey 16 Follow these links: Africa http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/world_music/music_africa1.shtml Indonesiahttp://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/world_music/gamelan_music1.shtm l India http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/world_music/music_india1.shtml Latin Caribbeanhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/world_music/music_carribean1.sht ml Celtic http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/world_music/capercaillie1.shtml
  19. 19. Recording principles 15 Follow these links:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/m usic/performing/performing6.shtml

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