by Graham Ginty
Keys & Scales
A quick look into what's in store for the Music Theory Course.
A Beginners Guide To Music Theory - Scales
In the second of our Beginners Guide to Music Theory series we look at using scales to create a bassline. We show you the difference between major and minor scales and the formula used to work these out. We then move on to create a bassline using the scales, insert passing notes and finally using notes not in the scale within the bassline.Course features: • Learn to make music online, in your own time and at your own pace; • Learn quickly from our high quality video tutorials, presented by industry professionals; • Get the most from your equipment – there is nothing more frustrating than having kit and not being able to use it. You want to make music and Sonic Academy tutorials show you how! Videos Overview Lesson 1 - Intro A quick look into what's in store for the Music Theory Course Lesson 2 - Major Scales Taking you through the notes in major scales. Lesson 3 - Minor Scales The difference between Major and Minor scale and how to work it out Lesson - 4 Using the scales information to create a baseline Lesson - 5 Making a more interesting baseline using passing notes from the scale Lesson - 6 Expanding on the baseline to include notes not contained within the scale.