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Learn Music with free online courses and MOOCs from Sheffield University, CalArts, Yale, Harvard and other top universities around the world. Read reviews to decide if a class is right for you.
Get a practical introduction to the mechanics of songwriting and meet established songwriters with this free online course
This course provides hands-on experience in producing, mixing, and sound design with a digital audio workstation. Students will learn the fundamentals (physics) of sound and digital audio, proper gain staging, where and how distortion enters recordings a…
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.
Study Baroque and Classical opera through Handel’s Giulio Cesare and Mozart’s Don Giovanni
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Learn how to work better with culturally diverse people in this global and interconnected world. Cohort led by work and organizational psychologist Simon Büschges (M.Sc.).
University of California, San Diego
En esta Cohorte de 4 semanas, descubrirás invaluables técnicas de aprendizaje basadas en la neurociencia presentadas en el aclamado curso “Aprendiendo a Aprender” (Learning How to Learn) por Orlando Trejo, instructor del curso en Español.
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 pitches and scales, inter…
There’s a songwriter lurking somewhere inside you, peeking around corners, wondering if it’s safe to come out. Now it is. This course is an invitation to let your inner songwriter step into the sunlight. All it takes is a simple “yes” and you’ll be climb…
Learn about Beethoven’s monumental 9th Symphony and forms of orchestral music.
Discover Handel's Messiah in this installment of First Nights, which will explore five masterpieces of western music.
Learn about Claudio Monteverdi's L'Orfeo , one of the first operas ever written.
Learn about Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique , an iconic Romantic symphony that ushered in an era of narrative "program music."
Learn the fascinating history of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring , one of the most challenging and rewarding ballets ever written.
Grasp the essentials needed to begin playing acoustic or electric guitar. You'll learn an easy approach to get you playing quickly, through a combination of exploring the instrument, performance technique, and basic music theory.
For students who have l…
Learn the music and cultural impact of three canonical operas from the 1800s: Les Huguenots , Das Rheingold , and Otello.
In this course, you’ll be introduced to sonata form; how it works, where it came from, and how sonatas are put together as multi-movement compositions. We will analyze the early history of the piano sonata and discover the important early masters of this…
In this course, learners will review sonata form and learn how the piano sonata was taken to new heights by Ludwig van Beethoven. We’ll discover together how the generation that followed interpreted Beethoven’s achievements and put them into practice in…
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