Music Theory

Musical syncope
Music Theory

Musical syncopation easily explained

You've probably heard the term "syncopation" before - perhaps from a bandmate who knows about music theory, or from a producer trying to explain his ideas. However, the term is not always clear and often leads to misunderstandings.
In this article you will learn everything about musical syncopation, explained with practical examples.

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Treble clef (G clef)
Music Theory

Treble clef (G clef) guide: Everything you need to know

The treble clef is the best known and most commonly used clef. In this post, I explain everything you need to know about it and give you a few tricks on how to memorise the notes.

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Musical signs and symbols
Music Theory

60 musical symbols and signs that everyone should know

Musical symbols enable us humans to interpret and write down the music. They form the "language" of music. Although nowadays it is no longer necessary to be able to read music in order to produce music, it can be helpful to have some basic knowledge.

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Circle of fifths simply explained
Music Theory

The circle of fifths: explanation and practical use

The circle of fifths is a very useful tool when it comes to finding suitable keys or harmonies. In this article we explain everything you need to know about it.

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All about major scale
Music Theory

The 12 major scales easily explained

The major keys are the most frequently used keys in all music. It is very important to know and master them when you compose music. In this article today, we will talk about the 12 major scales.

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Song structure: What is the best structure for a song?
Music Theory

Tips for building a song + 6 common song structures

Song structure is the way the different parts of a song are constructed. All songs have a structure, and usually most songs follow some common patterns (but of course there are exceptions). This structure gives the song cohesion and helps to tell a story.

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