Not everyone understands or sees the value of learning music theory. But, in reality, music theory is how you can better express yourself through your musical instrument.
November 26th, 2019
Perhaps you’ve had a bad experience with music theory in the past. Or maybe the only things that you remember are weird Italian terms, some math and the stern face of your teacher as they tried to teach you, Chopin, when all you wanted to do was learn to play Coldplay or The Killers.
Thus, music theory for you is a synonym of constraint. However, there are plenty of reasons why all music players should learn music theory. Below, a few of the most important:
1. Music theory will help you get creative
2. Music theory helps you better understand what you’re playing
3. Music theory helps to communicate better with others
4. Music theory is a time-saver
5. Music theory helps when choosing a new instrument
To sum up, my dear friends, believe us: learning the basics of music theory will help you take a leap forward in your all-round understanding and appreciation of music.
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This article is a re-post, with small modifications, of “5 good reasons to learn music theory” an article published on masterthehandpan.com by David Charrier.