Calling all musical brainiacs! We've consulted with our fellow music theory geeks to bring you one of the most difficult music theory quizzes around. From notation's most trying nuances to ultra-tricky time and key signatures, only the most deft music theory students will get an A+ on this quiz. So … Read more about Music Theory Quiz Challenge: Think Can You Get All 20 Correct?
If you've searched through the Musicnotes.com catalog, you may have noticed pieces scored as "leadsheets." If you’ve looked at a lead sheet, you may have asked yourself "Where are all the notes!?" A lead sheet is a type of sheet music arrangement used by many instrumentalists, bands, and even … Read more about Learn How to Read Lead Sheets: The Theory Behind Music’s Most Versatile Pages
Perhaps the ultimate display of personal musicianship and expression, improvisation is a fantastic component to any developing musician's study. Learning to play spontaneously isn't easy, and it's certainly a skill built on trial and error. However, there are a few things beginners can do to aid in … Read more about Begin Putting the ‘Pro’ in Musical Improvisation
Digital sheet music aficionados like yourselves already know how easy it is to transpose your digital files into any key you want with a simple click of your mouse. However, if you're playing from a non-digital file (gasp!) , it's great to know the basics of music transposition. Additionally, just … Read more about Music Theory Lesson: Learn How To Transpose Music