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The Blues: Understanding and Performing an American Art Form (Coursera)

The blues is an American art form and the most important musical form in jazz. Although there are other formal paradigms of the blues, such as 8-bar or 16-bar, this course focuses on different incarnations of the 12-bar blues. There are considerable differences between Early Jazz blues, Swing blues, [...]

Jazz Improvisation (Coursera)

Learn the basic concepts of improvisation from Gary Burton, one of the most renowned improvisers in the jazz world, including the mental, melodic, and harmonic processes that contribute to the instinctive skills that an improviser puts to use when taking a solo. While many people are fans of jazz [...]

Introduction to Classical Music (Coursera)

Using a simple and enjoyable teaching style, this course introduces the novice listener to the wonders of classical music, from Bach fugues to Mozart symphonies to Puccini operas.

Fundamentals of Music Theory (Coursera)

This course will introduce students to the theory of music, providing them with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly. It will cover material such as pitEli Appleby-Donaldches and scales, intervals, clefs, rhythm, form, meter, phrases and [...]

Piano Techniques for Modern Music (Coursera)

Jun 3rd 2024
Piano Techniques for Modern Music (Coursera)
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If you have always dreamed of playing the piano or keyboard but did not know where to start, this is the course for you. This course will take you through the fundamental skills necessary to build your playing capability quickly and healthily. In addition to the fundamentals, you will [...]

Improvisação no Jazz (Coursera)

Aprenda os conceitos básicos de improvisação com Gary Burton, um dos improvisadores mais renomados do mundo do jazz, incluindo os processos mentais, melódicos e harmônicos que contribuem com as habilidades instintivas que um improvisador põe em prática ao realizar um solo.