When you listen to a song, it might make you feel happy or sad. Some songs just sound melancholy or joyous, but do you know why? There's a lot of theory behind the structure of music. You might not realize it when you are just listening to a song, but its underlying fabric comes can be described by music theory. It's always helpful to understand as much as you can about music theory, first because you will understand what other musicians are talking about, and second it will actually help make the melody more understandable and easier to remember. If you are interested in composition, learning music theory is a must!
Check out Ricci Adam's Music Theory easy to use site that offers free online modules on music theory, from how to read music to chord progression analysis.
A Note on Accompaniment
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