The following list defines some musical terms that are used quite frequently. Take a few moments to familiarize yourself with all of these terms and feel free to reference this page if you encounter an unknown term as you proceed with your lessons.
A melody is a linear series of single notes
A chord is a group of notes sounded together. Some examples of chords are the major, minor, 7th, and 9th.
A scale is a series of related notes that revolves around a tonal center. Some popular scales include the major, minor, and pentatonic scales.
A chord progression is a specific progression of chords in a key