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Learn Music Theory with Berklee Online

Download Berklee Online's Free Music Theory Handbook

Berklee Online's Music Theory Handbook collects vital knowledge and tips from our online faculty in one easy-to-navigate guide.

Download now and learn the fundamental concepts behind rhythm, chords, counterpoint, reharmonization, and more—and how to use them creatively in your own playing and writing.

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Handbook Topics

  • Counterpoint 101
  • Understanding Reharmonization
  • Master the Basics of Rhythm
  • The Theory Behind the Blues
  • The Intricacies of the 7th Chord

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