Jun 7th

Theory - Basics

By Mark Hamlin
"To name a thing is to know a thing."

Music Theory primarily offers the student a vocabulary or nomenclature with which you can describe any piece of music.  

Every book and course on Music Theory or Composition will cover these topics in detail.
  1. Chords
  2. Diatonic function
  3. Circle of fifths
And will almost certainly cover these additional topics:
While these articles might seem complex at first sight, all that is required to master these subjects is the ability to count to twenty and primary level addition and subtraction.