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This course teaches you the most basic music theory you’ll need to know for all other TXBA Courses.
If you never had music class in school, this course will teach you what you missed, but only the essential elements you’ll need to understand blues guitar.
You can learn to play a lot of things on guitar without ever understanding what you’re doing. But if you’re willing to learn the most essential elements of music theory, everything you do will make more sense.
This is an overview of the whole course.
Lesson 1 introduces you to the physics behind music. I explain how vibration creates sound and how certain types of vibration produce notes. In this lesson you will learn:
Lesson 2 introduces you to the most basic concepts of music theory. Each topic is explained slowly and you are shown how they apply to the guitar. In this lesson you will learn:
This lesson introduces you to the concept of scales and explains the 2 most popular scales of western music. In this lesson, you will learn:
This lesson introduces you to the basic structure of most blues and simple rock songs. The concepts in the previous lessons are brought into focus as we look at how songs are built. In this lesson you will learn:
This lesson explains the basic structure of blues music and how it relates to the larger world of music. Some common variations on the standard 12 bar structure are explained. In this lesson you will learn: