Numbers As Intervals In Music

A lot of times, when referring to an interval, people will refer to it as a Number instead of the actual note. The example is that A B C# D E F# can be written as 1 2 3 4 5 6. This is effective because it easily allows you to change keys and transpose. […]

Easy Way To Learn Scales

Learning scales can be difficult. There are a few tricks to going about and speeding up the process. Understand that there are also Modes, too. You’ll be happy to learn that all the chords you know, as well as the modes and scales are all related! Watch this video for some tricks and tips!

Double Sharps And Double Flats Explained!

We know what Sharps and Flats are – not let’s decode Double Sharps and Double Flats. Look at the picture below: The Double Sharp is the “X” symbol next to the quarter note. The “bb” symbol is the double flat. Basically, instead of going up or down one half step – you simply go up […]

Circle Of Fifths Hand Signs

There are times during a gig when you can’t talk, or the crowd is too loud. So what do you do if you have to communicate? You use Hand Signs. This practice refers to the Circle Of Fifths. Fingers pointing up refer to Sharps, and fingers pointing down refer to Flats. The number of fingers […]

Circle Of Fifths

Hello world! My name is James Dellay, some of you may see me around with the handle Jamesonwa or Jamesontop. My life has been dramatically changed just by picking up the theory and the understanding of music. I thought I would share a personal lesson I believe is ESSENTIAL to unlocking and opening a few […]

Key Signatures Explained!

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