Music Theory

The Place You End Up

Music Theory.  Ok, this is probably not the most exciting subject for a lot of people.  If you want to take it to the next level there is no way around it.  You can do this.  And you should!

Reward yourself with some ice cream!


Everything on the CHORD page of the site is also music theory.  Enjoy!

Intervals

Understanding intervals when playing the piano can tell you a lot about what you are doing.  Using certain intervals can give you happy, sad, or even scary sounds.  Open your eyes to new discoveries!

Intervals Basic
Intervals Intermediate
Intervals Advanced

Build It!

Learn how to build triads (three note chords) and major scales.  By following a simple formula you’ll be able to build these important musical staples.

Build Triads
Build The Major Scale

Time and Key Signatures

It’s time to learn something other than the key of C!  Branch out and learn how to identify different time and key signatures on the piano.  This is very important information to be able to communicate to other musicians.

Time Signatures
Key Signatures

Diatonic 7th Chords

The major scale naturally creates different chords when you play it.  Here are all the 7th chords that happen all on their own.

Diatonic 7th Chords