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  1. music theorynoun

    The field of study dealing with how music works, typically examining the language and notation of music, the patterns and structures in composers' techniques, and so on.

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  1. Music theory

    Music theory is the study of how music works. It examines the language and notation of music. It seeks to identify patterns and structures in composers' techniques across or within genres, styles, or historical periods. In a grand sense, music theory distills and analyzes the fundamental parameters or elements of music—rhythm, harmony, melody, structure, form, texture, etc. Broadly, music theory may include any statement, belief, or conception of or about music. A person who studies these properties is known as a music theorist. Some have applied acoustics, human physiology, and psychology to the explanation of how and why music is perceived.

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    The numerical value of music theory in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

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    The numerical value of music theory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • Μουσική θεωρίαGreek
  • இசை கோட்பாடுTamil
  • 音乐理论Chinese

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