Tone Insight

Harmony and Melody

Musical notes may sound one after the other or at the same time. 

Ornaments (Embellishments)

Embellishment is to beautify something by additions. In music, ornaments or embellishments are additional notes that are not essential to carry the line of the melody or harmony, but instead, serve to decorate...

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What is music theory? What are the key concepts in music theory? Here you will learn all knowledge and skills necessary to read and write Western music, as well as to understand and analyze music.

Diminished Intervals

Diminished Intervals

Diminished intervals are a half step narrower than the perfect or minor intervals of the same numerical name except diminished fifth which is a half step narrower than a perfect fifth. We use a lower...

Major Intervals

Major Intervals

All intervals that are not perfect intervals are non-perfect intervals. Non-perfect intervals can be major, minor, augmented or diminished. Basically, when we find the upper note of a non-perfect interval...

Gökhan Damgacı


Gökhan Damgacı is a pianist, composer, field recordist, sound designer, and author of sound and music-related books. All his life revolves around nature, art, books, and of course coffee. In his opinion, knowledge grows when shared. It is why, in his spare time, he likes to share what he learns and knows with others.

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