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Music & Audio Learning Guides

What better way to learn new music and audio skills than with a series of carefully crafted learning guides? Each guide is a curated selection of free tutorials designed to help you master a new skill, from arranging for strings to songwriting and composing.

With so much jargon to master in this field, you'll appreciate the guide to music and audio terms. It's perfect for beginners, and even seasoned audio pros will discover some new terms. There are dozens more guides designed to help you master all aspects of music and audio, so why not dip in and see what you can learn?

  1. Music Notation in Sibelius

    6 Posts
    In this new exciting series you’ll learn everything about music notation for all sorts of purposes: writing for a pop or rock band or writing a symphony for orchestra. You’ll learn quite a lot of things like notation for guitar, drums, special symbols and more.
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  2. Getting to Know Altered Chords

    7 Posts
    This series of harmony theory tuts will not only show you how to create more interesting chords, but also explains how and why. You'll learn about altered chords, and how you can use them to add harmonic interest to your music.
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  3. The Harmonized Major Scale

    2 Posts
    The Harmonized Major scale enables us to identify all the chords within a given key. Not only does this make it much quicker and easier to find the right chords when writing or playing music, it is also extremely important to understand which key you are in for the improvisation of melodies and solos.
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