Getting Started with Music Theory


Music theory helps you better understand what's going on inside the music.

Despite the name, there's actually nothing theoretical about music theory at all. In fact, it is immediately useful and highly practical. The study of music theory can help you unlock common patterns that appear frequently in the music you play.

If you do not yet know how to read music, we recommend you start with our beginner-level notation game Flash Notation (Notes):


If you would like to better understand the Circle of Fifths, we recommend Key Puzzles:


If you would like to get better at matching numbers to chords and scale degrees we recommend Number Blaster :