Basic Music Theory

Learn basic music theory in free, easy to understand lessons for beginners to more advanced.

Learn Music Theory

It may seem like music theory is really difficult...

But understanding how music is built is actually both logic and simple, if you only know where to begin!

Here you will find free theory lessons starting from scratch. that focus on making the knowledge of music as accessible and simple to understand as possible.

This music theory part of OnlinePianoCoach.com aims to guide you through the wonderful world of music with helpful lessons, tools and exercises along the way. 

Now, sharpen your pencil, get some music staff paper and let's get started!

Learn Basic Music Theory

Basic Music Theory Lessons

Basics

Intermediate

Advanced

For any music theory related questions, you can ask them here: Basic Music Theory Questions

More To Discover

The theory of music is all about learning how music works – it's the study of the different building blocks that music is made from.

Piano Theory

As pianists we have a HUGE advantage when learning about music theory. It's so easy to see everything on the piano keyboard!

These piano theory lessons are a "soft" introduction to music theory, more aimed to the needs of beginner piano players and not going too deep into music theory.

Compose Music

Perhaps you have aspiring dreams to start learning to compose your own music!

Knowing the theory is a powerful tool that helps you to write your own songs. And even beginners can write their own music!

10 Myths About Learning Music Theory

Learning theory is for nerds and geeks and cramps your style? Here are the top 10 myths about learning the theory of music!

This is Music Theory...

  • Learning about how music notes are written in a score.
  • To understand more about musical symbols and all those little markings in sheet music.
  • Learning how chords and scales are constructed.
  • Deepen the understanding of the elements or building blocks of music.
  • Getting some basic tools to get started to actually write a song or compose your own music.
  • Knowing more about the theory of music is a real help for any musician, beginner or not.

I hope you'll enjoy the lessons!

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