Category Archives: Music Theory

Top 10 Music Theory Books

Top 10 Music Theory Books

Hi One Minute Music Lesson Fans, Here is a list of 10 of the best books on music theory. Each is suited for a specific type of musician. My #1 recommendation is a textbook used in most university music schools … Continue reading

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Wanna Hangout? Introducing OMML Live on Google Hangouts and YouTube Live

Introducing OMML Live

Hi One Minute Music Lesson fans, Over the past few months I have been searching for a way to offer the OMML community live video webinars to teach the fundamentals of music theory and ear training for free. Let’s hangout … Continue reading

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What is Ear Training and Why is it Important?

Ear Training

Hi fans of the One Minute Music Lesson, Ear training is the process of learning to play your instrument by ear, how to write down music by ear, a skill also known as musical dictation, and how to identify mistakes … Continue reading

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Music Theory vs. Instrument Playing Technique and Ability

Music theory versus technical ability

Hi One Minute Music Lesson Fans, I wanted to talk to you today about the difference between understanding music theory and the your playing abilities due to your level of technique. Many beginning musicians make the assumption that it will … Continue reading

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Top 10 Free Music Theory Websites

Top 10 Music Theory Websites

Hi One Minute Music Lesson Fans, Here is a list of 10 of the best sites online for free music theory lessons and materials. My two personal favorites are OneMinuteMusicLesson.com, a site for teaching music theory from the most basic … Continue reading

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What is music theory and why is it important?

Scaledegrees

Hi fans of the One Minute Music Lesson, It took me 20 years to learn the importance of music theory. Today I want to teach you what music theory is and why it is important, and save you 20 years … Continue reading

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