Chapter 8 of the Outline of basic music theory – by Oscar van Dillen ©2011-2016

 

The beginner’s learning book can be found at Basic elements of music theory.


Overview of chapters:

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Sound and hearing
Chapter 3: Musical notation
Chapter 4: Basic building blocks of melody and harmony
Chapter 5: Consonance and dissonance
Chapter 6: Circle of fifths and transposition
Chapter 7: Concerning rhythm, melody, harmony and form
Chapter 8: Further study


Additional exercises

So far, the following exercises I developed to go with this Outline of basic music theory, treating various theoretical aspects practically:

Exercises in reading and writing

Rhythmic solfeges

audio files in three tempi of the rhythmic building blocks are on soundcloud

Basic melodic solfeges

Chromatic melodic solfeges

Harmonic solfeges

Online media

Soundcloud

Audio files in three tempi of the rhythmic building blocks can be found here

YouTube

Instruction on rhythm 1


Instruction on rhythm 2

Instruction on rhythm 3

See also

Book: “Outline of Music Theory” in preparation

Over seven times as big as this basic outline, written by Oscar van Dillen, publication foreseen for the future, see http://www.outlineofmusictheory.com

External links

Author

Oscar van Dillen ©2011-2016


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