Coupon & course info
Course Name: Music Theory Comprehensive: Part 4 – Modes and Counterpoint
Subtitle: A Complete College-Level Music Theory Curriculum. This is Part 4: Working with Modes (Church Modes) and Counterpoint
Instructor: Taught by Jason Allen, Ph.D / Ableton Certified Trainer
Subcategory: Music Fundamentals
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $30 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of September 8, 2016…
Students: 136 students enrolled
Ratings: 3 reviews
Rank: ranked #35d in Udemy Music Courses
Brief course description
For years I’ve been teaching Music Theory in the college classroom. These classes I’m making for Udemy use the same syllabus I’ve used in my college classes for years, at a fraction of the cost. I believe anyone can learn Music Theory – and cost shouldn’t be a barrier.
Recently I was named as a semi-finalist for the Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator of the Year award because of my in-person university classes. Now I’m taking those classes to Udemy in an online format in order to reach more students, and give them the joy of Music Theory.
My approach to music theory is to minimize the memorization. Most of these concepts you can learn by just understanding why chords behave in certain ways. Once you understand those concepts, you can find any scale, key, or chord that exists. Even invent your own.
(Read more about this course on the official course page.)
Jason Allen bio
J. Anthony Allen has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers.
(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)
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Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: All Levels
Lectures: 56 lessons
Duration: 4 hours of video
What you get: Composing music using modes and counterpoint
Target audience: This course is designed for anyone who has wondered about music theory and is ready to fully explore it.
Requirements: Students who have taken Music Theory Comprehensive Part 1 – How To Read Music will benefit from some concepts, but it is not required.
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons