5 Reasons to Learn Music Theory
If you thought music theory was
a waste of time and not necessary to further your musical goals, then
read these following 5 reasons why this is not true.
music: Being able to play from any piece of sheet music. Well it
may be hard to play BUT you can read it!
able to transpose: Say you are playing a piece from the sheet music
you can now read but you think it sounds too high
or too low, or just not right. Well now you can move it
into a new key and play at a better singing.
3.Be able to modulate: You will be able to,
with a few quick moves of the fingers, move your music
into a new key with a succession of notes so pleasing to the
ear it will bring a smile to your listeners faces.
4.It will increase your skill in improvising: Enough said.
5.Knowing music theory will help you recreate the
sounds you enjoy in your favorite songs. Those fabulous chord progressions. The parts
that give a song that certain sound. Gospel, Contemporary etc.
To learn music theory you don't have to become a scholar on the
subject. Just at least learn the basics. Getting a good music
theory book and spending a few minutes a day reading from it and
doing any included exercises can jump start your music playing.