Music Theory Blog

Here is the Music Theory for Musicians Blog.

-- This will let you know whenever new pages are added, keeping you up to date with the content on the site.

-- Stay fresh on your music theory knowledge with new material added periodically.

Check out the latest content!

Fine Tuning Using Your Ears

Digital tuners are great, but it's important to use your ears to make sure the tuning of the notes actually SOUND good together.

Continue reading "Fine Tuning Using Your Ears"

Increasing your Metronome SPEED!

Don’t try to play everything at top metronome speed today. Just try to be faster than yesterday. Here’s how we do it.

Continue reading "Increasing your Metronome SPEED!"

Music Theory Ebook Bundle

Bundle The Nashville Number System and The Circle of Fifths Ebooks and save 15%!

Continue reading "Music Theory Ebook Bundle"

The Circle of Fifths Ebook by John Boulware

Understanding the Circle of Fifths and how YOU can use it to start playing better music!

Continue reading "The Circle of Fifths Ebook by John Boulware"

Basic Music Theory Intervals

Music theory intervals are the DNA of music. When you move from one note to the next, you're playing an interval. Read on to see what they mean and how you can use them.

Continue reading "Basic Music Theory Intervals"

Use the Circle to Find NNS Chord Progressions

I have constructed a circle of numbers outside the circle of fifths. The numbers correspond with the scale notes, so that if C is at the top of the circle,

Continue reading "Use the Circle to Find NNS Chord Progressions"

How to Transpose Music From One Key to Another

Sometimes we need to transpose music from one key to another. Here's how you do it.

Continue reading "How to Transpose Music From One Key to Another"

Start at the end

I learned years ago, from my old piano teacher, to start at the end when learning a new piece. This fits in with your tip about practicing in sections.

Continue reading "Start at the end"

Learn rhythm first!!

When learning to read music don't try to manipulate the pitches and the rhythm at the same time. Learn the rhythm first. Single line rhythm is EASY to

Continue reading "Learn rhythm first!!"

Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

Sign up for the newsletter!