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Beginner Music Theory

Beginner Music Theory

Does learning music theory sound frustrating? Improve your understanding in learning the language of music the easy way – start with Beginner Music Theory!

Basic Music Theory

Basic Music Theory

Learning Basic Music Theory and preparing for exams just got EASIER. Get the content knowledge faster than any other study method out there!

Intermediate Music Theory

Intermediate Music Theory

Learn rhythm in Simple Time and Compound Time. Listen and identify scales, intervals and more with the Intermediate Music Theory step-by-step decks!

Advanced Music Theory

Advanced Music Theory

Music Mastery is easy with the comprehensive Advanced Music Theory subject. Understanding the language of music is essential for all musicians!

Ear Training Concepts Music Theory

Ear Training and Concepts

Want to hear and identify intervals, scales and chords easily? The decks in Ultimate Music Theory - Ear Training and Concepts will help you develop your skills!

Music Trivia

Music Trivia

What kinds of instruments were there 30,000 years ago and what were they made of? Who created the piano? Explore fun facts in the Music Trivia subject!


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  • Identify - written notation, Time Signatures, Key Signatures!
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Beginner Music Theory

 Beginner Music Theory

12 Decks — 1,325 Cards

Beginners - See, hear and identify notes on the staff, scales, triads and musical terms. Learn notation including note and rest values, Key Signatures, 4/4 Simple Time and more!

1 - Notation, Landmarks and Ledger Lines

2 - Note & Rest Values and Intervals

3 - Simple Time Signatures

4 - Semitones, Whole tones & Accidentals

5 - Major scales - 2 sharps & 2 flats

6 - Natural minor scales - 2 sharps & 2 flats

7 - Key Signatures - 2 sharps & 2 flats

8 - Key Signatures on the Grand Staff

9 - Major Triads - solid and broken

10 - Harmonic minor scales

11 - Melodic minor scales

12 - Analysis and Musical Terms


Beginner Music Theory

Basic Music Theory

12 Decks — 1,329 Cards

Basic - Build knowledge - See, hear and identify notes, intervals, scales, triads and musical terms. Learn notation, the Circle of Fifths, Key Signatures, Simple Time and more!

1 - Music Notation - Notes & Rests

2 - Accidentals - Sharp, Flat & Natural

3 - Semitones, Enharmonic Equivalents, Tones

4 - Circle of Fifths, Major keys & Major scales

5 - Intervals - Perfect, Major and minor

6 - Circle of Fifths, minor keys & minor scales

7 - Triads - Major and minor

8 - Simple Time - Double, Triple and Quadruple

9 - Identifying the Key of a Melody (Maj/min)

10 - Transposition - Up or Down One Octave

11 - Analysis - Musical Compositions

12 - Musical Terms, Definitions and Signs


Beginner Music Theory

Intermediate Music Theory

12 Decks — 1,312 Cards

Intermediate - Learn with confidence - Technical degree names, Circle of Fifths, Simple and Compound Time. Hear the audio and identify intervals, scales, cadences, musical terms and more!

1 - Music Notation, Key Signature & Simple Time

2 - Circle of Fifths, Major and Enharmonic Scales

3 - Double Sharps & Flats and Scales

4 - Technical Degrees & Chromatic Scales

5 - Simple Time and Compound Time

6 - Intervals (Aug & dim) and Inversions

7 - Triads & Inversions - Close & Open Position

8 - Whole Tone, Pentatonic, Octatonic Scales

9 - Rewrite a Melody using a Key Signature

10 - Cadences - Perfect, Plagal and Imperfect

11 - Transposition - Major Key to Major Key

12 - Analysis, Italian Terms and Signs


Beginner Music Theory

Advanced Music Theory

12 Decks — 2,075 Cards

Advanced - The focus of learning music theory is to simplify complex music concepts and show the relativity of these concepts with practical application. Fun, challenging and rewarding!

1 - C Clefs - Alto and Tenor

2 - Scales - Technical Degrees

3 - Scales, Chromatic, Modes, Pentatonic & More

4 - Intervals - Simple, Compound & Inversions

5 - Triads & Inversions (Maj, min, Aug, dim)

6 - Dominant 7th & diminished 7th chords

7 - Cadences - Keyboard Style

8 - Rhythm - Simple, Compound & Hybrid Time

9 - Transposition - minor key to minor key

10 - Scores - Modern Vocal & String Quartet

11 - Analysis - Musical Compositions

12 - Musical Terms, Definitions and Signs


Ear Training Concepts

Ear Training Concepts

12 Decks — 825 Cards

Basic - Listen and identify Intervals, Clap back Rhythms, Melody Directions, chords, modes and more! Learn concepts to identify Key Signatures, scale degrees, music notation and symbols.

1 - Basic - Interval Ear Trainer

2 - Basic - Clap-back Rhythm Ear Trainer

3 - Basic - Melody Direction Ear Trainer

4 - Intermediate - Key Signatures

5 - Intermediate - Scale Degrees and Triads

6 - Intermediate - Closely Related Keys

7 - Advanced - Chord Ear Trainer

8 - Advanced - Music Notation and Symbols

9 - Advanced - The Seven Modes

10 - Advanced - Ultimate Chord Challenge

11 - Advanced - Non-Chord Tones

12 - Advanced - Harmonic Cadences


Beginner Music Theory

Music Trivia

12 Decks — 216 Cards

Music Trivia - Who was the famous composer of the 18th century that kept a parrot that could sing the opening lines of the Austrian Hymn? Learn the answer to this trivia question and more!

1 - Concert Instruments Trivia

2 - World Performance Halls Trivia

3 - Composer History Trivia

4 - Music Periods in History Trivia


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