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Lead Sheet Triads

Lead Sheet Triads

Lead Sheet Triads (those letters above the melody line in modern music) are the new Musical Shorthand. Discover what they mean and learn how to use them.

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Why Use Practice Exams

Why Use Practice Exams

Stanford University Studies prove it and so do Ultimate Music Theory Exam Results - when Students use Practice Exams to prepare for exams, they do better!

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Root Position Triad

Root Position Triad

Teaching the concept of a Root Position Triad using the song "Do You Wanna Build a Snowman" attaches a familiar context (snowman) with a new music concept.

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Naming tied notes

Naming tied notes

When Naming Tied Notes, do you name the note for every notehead or do you only name the note each time it is played? Learn the rule for naming tied notes!

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2-4 or 4-8 Time

2-4 or 4-8 Time

When adding a Time Signature, how can you tell whether it is 2-4 or 4-8 time? Can you always use either Time Signature? Here are some UMT Tips to guide you.

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Drawing Quarter Rests

Drawing Quarter Rests

Instructions for Drawing Quarter Rests in 4 easy steps - Ultimate Music Theory free downloadable Drawing Quarter Rests Worksheet to use with your students.

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