Magazines and E-zines
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Arts : Music : Composition
Web site listings:
AP Music Theory
Information about studying for and taking the advanced placement music theory exam.
Bimodalism, A New Dimension and Ethos in Harmony
Contemporary alternative to atonal styles of composition.
An experimental modality.
CmajMusic - Bravo Notes
An interactive study of music theory and composition with the opportunity to compose. For all ages.
Elements of Music Notation
Basic introduction to reading music. Learn note names, clefs, staff, signs. Worksheets and answer keys included.
Eric's Treasure Trove of Music
A reference resource on music theory, covering in brief a vast array of topics.
Fred Lerdahl's Attack on Serialism
Discussion of Lerdahl's published article "Cognitive Constraints on Compositional Systems", which explores the relationship between composing and listening.
Fundamentals of Raga
Introduction to the Indian modal form known as "rag" or "raga".
Gary Ewer's Easy Music Theory
Includes 25 lessons on music theory, including scales, transposition, intervals, and score formats.
Gems of Compositional Wisdom
Articles on advanced atonal and serial concepts.
Online ear training site.
A paper about the unification of Janećek's theory of imaginary tones with the two Risinger's principles of functional relations.
Java Music Theory
Suite of Java applets designed to help students of music theory improve their proficiency at basic music theory skills.
Mr B's Music Tutorial
By a music educator for students, a guide to self study covering music reading, piano, guitar, composers, and music history.
Multimedia Music Theory Tutorial
A concise summary of important concepts in music.
Music Theory Online
An interactive internet course for learning music fundamentals. Designed to be a high school AP course or freshman college level remedial theory course.
Allows for the creation of music in multiple, simultaneous keys as well as a practical method of voice-leading these chords.
Practical Music Theory
Includes software, books, exercises, and links.
Notation for drills, rudiments and etudes for practicing rhythm. By Nick Marshall.
Ricci Adams' Musictheory.net
Music Thoery Galore!!
Free preparatory syllabus in music theory and orchestration.
Syntactic Structures in Music
By Tom Sutcliffe. Aims to help students of music theory understand the role of chord progressions in musical structures. Site includes animated demos.
The Anatomy of a Fugue
An outline of the substantials of a fugue based on Hugo Norden's "Foundation Studies in Fugue." Topics include counterpoint, subject, answer, and stretto.
The Basics of Reading Music
Online tutorial by Kevin Meixner.
The Society for Music Theory
Includes a database of journal article from the SMT Journal.
The Society for Music Theory
Established in 1977 in order to promote music theory as both a scholarly and a pedagogical discipline.
The Tonal Centre - Tonality
Interactive site for music composers and theorists which explains and demonstrates some of the key concepts of tonality; including chords, scales, cadences, and modulation.
Theory of Music with Ted Kirk
Resources for learning and teaching music theory to grade 5 of the Associated Board (UK).
WholeARTS Music Conservatory
Introductory dialogue for courses in music theory and composition.
A new theory of musical time, developed in the past twelve years by the music theorist Andrei Pogorilowski.