Well-written harmony can transform your music. This online course will give you the core skills and techniques to get started writing successful four-part harmony. Unlike most music theory courses, it is firmly based in the real-world and is presented with our trademark practical, no-nonsense style. You will learn harmony from working film composers and orchestrators. It’s a practical, inspiring online music course that delivers four-part harmony on a need-to-know basis. There’s nothing you’ll learn that you can’t use to improve your music right now. Hours of video tutorials, detailed supporting text with loads of examples, this course will bring this subject to life and turbo charge your composition.
Give a lift to your music with advanced harmonic techniques from modal harmony to counterpoint. Go beyond major key harmony and learn to work in minor keys, use of extended chromatic chords, augmented 6ths, 11ths and 13ths to increase the range of tonal colours in your music. Learn about modulation, secondary dominants, accented passing notes, suspensions and anticipations to give personality to your compositions. If you have a grounding in basic four-part harmony, this course will help bring clarity to your music and help you produce complex arrangements more quickly and effectively.