Music Theory Basics: A Songwriter’s Playbook

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Whether you’re a performer, songwriter, instructor, or student, the basics of music theory will inevitably prove to be instrumental (pardon the pun) to your success as a musician.

Musical Notes

Music is created by arranging infinite possibilities of the twelve different notes of the chromatic scale. Notes are named after the first seven letters of the…