Music Theory

Monday May 10

Page 90. Watch this video: Minor Scales - Everything You Need To Know In 7 minutes - YouTube

Page 91: Watch this video: Minor Scales - Natural, Harmonic, and Melodic - YouTube

 

Tuesday, May 11

Page 91 and 92: How Chords Work - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

Check your work: Dr. Marc’s Music Literacy Class Unit Fourteen Lessons 56 through 59 - YouTube

 

Wednesday, May 12

Page 95 Review of lessons 56-59

Page 96: Chords Part 4: Primary Chords (Minor Keys) - YouTube

 

Thursday, May 13

Page 97: How Minor Key Chord Progressions Work - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

Pages 98 & 99: Dr. Marc’s Music Literacy Class Unit Fifteen Lessons 60 through 63 - YouTube

Monday, May 3rd 

Catch up to page 79

Tuesday, May 4th

1) Watch this video: (13) Music Theory 1 - Video 11: Triads and 7th Chords in Inversion. - YouTube

2) Do page 83

3) Do page 84

Wednesday, May 5th 

1) Watch this video: (13) Unit 13 Lesson 53 - YouTube

2) Do page 85

3) Watch this video: (13) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Unit 13, Lesson 54 - YouTube

4) Do page 86

Thursday, May 6th 

1) Watch this video: (13) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Unit 13, Lesson 55 - YouTube

2) Do page 87

3) Do the review of lessons 51-55 on page 89

4) Check your answers here: (13) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Unit 13 Review - YouTube

Monday, April 19

1) Do page 70, using this video: (5) The Best Way to Count Quarter and Eighth Triplets - YouTube

2) Do page 71, using this video: (5) Pick-up Notes - Piano Lesson 117 - Hoffman Academy - YouTube

Tuesday, April 20

1) Do page 73, which is a review of lessons 43-46. Check your answers here: (5) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Unit 11 Review - YouTube

2) Do page 74, using this video: (5) Music Theory 1 - Video 8: Identifying Triads. - YouTube

Wednesday, April 21

1) Do page 75, using this video: (5) How Chords Work - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

2) Read and complete page 76, using this video: (5) Music Theory Lesson - Scale Degrees - YouTube

Thursday, April 22

1) Do page 77, using this video: (5) Seventh Chords - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

2) Do page 79, review of lessons 47-50. Check your answers here: (5) Unit 12 Review - YouTube

Monday, April 12

1) Page 62, use this video: (1) Rhythm - Sixteenth Notes // Music Theory Tutorial - How To Read Sixteenth Notes - YouTube

2) For page 63, use this video: (1) Unit 10, Lesson 40 - YouTube

Tuesday, April 13

1) Page 64, use this video: (1) Free Music Theory - Dotted Notes Explained - YouTube

2) Page 65, use this video: (1) Cut time (and how it’s different from common time) - YouTube

Wednesday, April 14

1) Page 67 is a review of the above lessons. Complete it and check your answers here: (1) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Unit 10 Review, Part 1 - YouTube , (1) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Unit 10 Review, Part 2 - YouTube

2) Page 68, use this video: (1) 3/8 and 6/8 Time Signatures Lesson - YouTube

Thursday, April 15

1) Page 69, use this video: (1) Unit 11, Lesson 44 - YouTube

Oral quiz on solfege (do re mi fa so la ti do) 

Quiz on 8th and 16th notes 

Monday, April 5

1) Make sure you are done through page 53

2) We are going to go back today and do the ear trainings. There are videos! Who knew? 

3) Page 8, use this video: (5) Ear Training Worksheet Unit 1 - YouTube

4) Page 14, use this video; (5) Ear Training Worksheet Unit 2 - YouTube

5) Page 20, use this video: (5) Ear Training Worksheet Unit 3 - YouTube

6) Page 26, use this video: (5) Ear Training Worksheet Unit 4 - YouTube

7) Work on project 3

Tuesday, April 6

1) Page 32, use this video: (5) Ear Training Worksheet Unit 5 - YouTube

2) Page 38, use this video: (5) Ear Training Worksheet Unit 6 - YouTube

3) Complete page 55, the review of lessons 31-34

4) Check your answers here: (5) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, Unit 8 Review - YouTube

5) Page 56, use this video: (5) What are Major and Perfect Intervals? - YouTube

6) You can look up the answers on youtube

Wednesday, April 7

1) Page 57, use this video: (5) The Easy Method to Work Out Intervals - Music Theory - YouTube

2) Page 58, use this video: (5) Augmented and diminished intervals on the piano - YouTube

3) Work on project 3

Thursday, April 8

1) Page 59, use this video: (5) What is Solfège? - Music Notes - by Hoffman Academy - YouTube

2) Complete the review on lessons 35-38. Page 61

3) Check your answers here: (5) Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Unit 9 Review - YouTube

4) Finish project 3

Monday, March 22

1) Key signatures: The Sharp Keys (2) Key Signatures Made Easy - YouTube

2) Complete page 46 in the workbook

3) Key signatures: (2) Key Signatures - Everything You Need To Know in 6 minutes - YouTube

4) Page 47 in the music theory book

5) Play this kahoot: https://kahoot.it/challenge/06871949?challenge-id=a51681fb-de6d-4842-8f7c-389bfb07e427_1616340192495

Tuesday, March 23 

1) Complete p. 49, review of lessons 26-30

2) Start final Composer project 

3) Play kahoot from yesterday again

Wednesday, March 24

1) Complete page 50

2) Complete page 51(2) Chromatic Scales: Music Theory - YouTube 

3) Play this kahoot: https://kahoot.it/challenge/05067314?challenge-id=a51681fb-de6d-4842-8f7c-389bfb07e427_1616340526570

Thursday, March 25

1) Complete page 52 (2) How Intervals Work - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

2) Complete page 53 (2) The Circle of Fifths - Your Ultimate Guide - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

3) Work on final composer project

4) Play yesterdays Kahoot again (I should see that you've played each of these Kahoots twice)

Monday, March 8

1) Half Steps and Whole Steps - YouTube

2) Enharmonic Equivalents EXPLAINED! // Music Theory Tutorial - YouTube

3) Alfred's Essentials Of Music Theory Unit 6, Lesson 25 - YouTube

4) Page 37 of the book 

5) Page 39 of the book - review of lessons 22-25 

Tuesday, March 9

1) Major Scales - Everything You Need To Know in 7 Minutes - YouTube

2) Lesson 27 The Sharp Scales G and D Major - YouTube

3) Complete page 44 

4) Key Signatures Made Easy - YouTube

5) Lesson 28 The Flat Scales F and Bb Major - YouTube

6) Do page 45 

Monday, March 1

1) Watch this video on Articulation: The Art of Articulations - YouTube

2) Complete page 30

3) Watch this video: The Different Repeats | Repeats | Da Capo | Dal Segno | Fine, Coda | D.C. | D.S. - YouTube

4) Complete page 31

5) Meet with Ms. Stacey at 12 to do ear training exercises 

Tuesday, March 2

1) Complete the review of lessons 18-21  on page 33

2) Work on composer project 2 (due next week) 

Wednesday, March 3

1) Sharps (♯) and Flats (♭) - YouTube 

2) Complete pages 34 and 35 using what you learned about sharps and flats 

Thursday, March 4

1) There will be quiz at 11:15 on dynamics (how loud and soft) and identifying notes and rests (half notes, quarter notes, whole notes) 

Review pages: 28, 15

2) Accidentals, the basics - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

3) Complete page 36 on naturals 

Thursday, February 18

1) Dotted Quarter notes. Watch this video: Music Theory for Beginners: The Dotted Quarter Note - YouTube

2) Do page 25 in the book

3) skip the ear training on p. 26 until next week. We'll set up a meeting

4) Review of lessons 14-17, page 27 

5) Come to the meeting online (I'll text the link) at 12:45AM for a quick quiz (10 min) 

6) Let me know if you have any questions

Monday, February 22

1) Watch this video: Basic Dynamics in Music | Music Theory Tutorial - YouTube

2) do page 28 in the book

3) Watch this video: How to Decipher Tempo Markings in Music - Music Theory Crash Course - YouTube

4) Do page 29 in the book 

Monday, Jan 25

1) Review of Unit 2 on p. 13

2) (1) Time Signatures, Bars and Barlines - YouTube

3) complete pages 16 and 17

Tuesday, Jan 26

1) Watch this video: (1) Value of Notes and Rests - YouTube

2) do page 18

3) Watch this video: (1) Ties & Slurs, Basic Music Theory - YouTube

4) Do page 19

Wednesday, Jan 27

Do the Unit 3 review on pages 21

Do the ear training on page 20

Watch this video: (1) How to Read Music - Episode 6: Repeats - YouTube

Do page 22 

Thursday, Jan 28

Watch this video: (1) Rhythm - Eighth Notes // Music Theory Tutorial - How To Read Eighth Notes - YouTube

do page 23 in the book 

Watch this video: (1) Eighth notes and rests (pt 1) - YouTube

Do p. 24 in the book 

Tuesday, Jan 19

1) Watch this video on staff (review): Music Theory from Scratch - Notes, Pitch & the Grand Staff | Metalworks Institute - YouTube

2) Complete up to page 7. Let Ms. Stacey check it. 

3) Grab the ear training CD from Ms. Stephanie and complete the ear trainign on p. 8

Wednesday, Jan 20

1) Do the review of lessons 1-5 on Unit 1. If you get to the end and don't understand something, let Ms. Stacey know. 

2) Watch this video on note values: Rhythm and Note Values - Music Theory Lessons - YouTube

3) Complete page 10

4) Watch this video on measures: Measures, Bar Lines, and the Double Bar - YouTube

5) Complete page 11 

Thursday, Jan 21

1) Watch this video: Time Signatures Part 1: The Basics (Music Theory) - YouTube

2) Do page 12

3) Watch this video, which is also a review of note lengths and also rests: Music Theory: Note Names, Rests & Dotted Notes - YouTube

4) complete page 13

5) Ear training on page 14