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Series: Two Minute Music Theory


Building Music: Phrases and Periods

Building Music: Phrases and Periods

We continue our "Building Music" series, looking at how composers construct music. Today we look at how motifs can be used to construct phrases, and phrases can be used to make periods.
Building Music: What Are Musical Forms?

Building Music: What Are Musical Forms?

We continue our "Building Music" series, looking at how composers construct music. Today we look at how motifs, phrases, and periods, and themes are used to create full musical forms.
Building Music: What Is a Theme?

Building Music: What Is a Theme?

We continue our "Building Music" series, looking at how composers construct music. Today we look at how motifs, phrases, and periods can be used to construct themes.
How Do Clefs Work?

How Do Clefs Work?

What is a clef and how does it work?
How to Count Rhythm

How to Count Rhythm

Today we learn how to count to four. The basics of how to count rhythm in Common Time.
How to Find the Key in 3 Easy Steps

How to Find the Key in 3 Easy Steps

How can you find what key a piece of music is in? Just follow this easy flowchart in three easy steps!
How to Read Music

How to Read Music

Today we look at the different elements that make up modern sheet music, what they mean, and how to read them.
How to Read Time Signatures

How to Read Time Signatures

How do you know what the two numbers at the beginning of a piece of music mean? Are they a fraction? Will any two numbers work? Find out today How To Read Time Signatures on Two Minute Music Theory.
How to Write Music Using Motifs

How to Write Music Using Motifs

In this video, we look at different ways to manipulate a motif into music.
Introduction to Binary Form

Introduction to Binary Form

Binary Form is a piece of music with two sections. Perhaps like a verse and a chorus.
Notes and Rests

Notes and Rests

Today, we look at the values of notes and rests.
Sharps, Flats, and Naturals

Sharps, Flats, and Naturals

What exactly are double sharps and flats, and why are they needed? Find out today on Two Minute Music Theory as we look at sharps, flats, and naturals...also known as accidentals.
What Are Intervals?

What Are Intervals?

How to tell how far apart two notes are. What are intervals?
What Exactly Is a Pitch?

What Exactly Is a Pitch?

Without pitch, we wouldn't have music. So what exactly is a pitch?
What Is Music Theory?

What Is Music Theory?

What is Music Theory and why does it matter?