Students

Key Signatures & Scales

Downloadable sheets:

Key Signature Quiz – lots more fun than me quizzing you in the lesson!

Here’s another one

Note reading

Online Flash Cards – online flash cards to help you identify what key is which note.

Ear training

http://www.good-ear.com/servlet/EarTrainer – set options on the right, then make selection on the left menu.

http://www.ossmann.com/bigears/ – online thing to aurally ID intervals

 

Multiple Areas

eMusicTheory.com – Drills to practice building and identifying chords, scales, key signatures, note names, even rhythms.

The Music Theory Minute – Yes, you can learn something in 60 seconds.

MusicTheory.net – has Lessons (explanations), Trainers (exercises and practice), & Utilities (including a staff paper generator). Includes both directions, i.e. has exercises for you to identify notes/chords/intervals with your eye AND with your ear,

  • Lessons
  • Exercises – pick from a list of things to work on!
  • Tools – including a popup piano keyboard, chord calculator, staff paper generator, etc.
  • The Classic version – in case your machine can’t handle the newer version

8notes.com – nice site for the basics

Teoria.com – flash-based site with several exercises, including rhythmic dictation, notes, intervals, scales, key signatures, chords, harmonic functions, and even jazz.

Dolmetsch Online – college level music theory notes. Yes, you can read it and understand it! The “1000+ scales” section is interesting.

Baylor School of Music – several links to additional sites

Phil Rees Music Theory links – exactly what it says.

Tons of Music games

MUSIC THEORY ONLINE – a paid site that gets you ramped up for college Music Theory.

 

Software

http://www.hitsquad.com/smm/cat/EAR_TRAINING/ – list of shareware & freeware

 

Scores for download

http://plato.acadiau.ca/courses/musi/callon/2233/scores2.htm

The Mutopia Project

Project Gutenberg – Sheet Music


Chopsticks: Click to see a bigger version.

Chopsticks arranged by Tom Rule

Chopsticks arranged by Tom Rule


 

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