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These are the top 20 Music courses and offerings found from analyzing all discussions on Reddit that mention any Coursera course.

#1
Jazz Improvisation Course
Learn the basic concepts of improvisation from Gary Burton, one of the most renowned improvisers in the jazz world, including the mental, melodic, and harmonic processes that contribute to the instinctive skills that an improviser puts to use when taking a solo.
Berklee College of Music
Gary Burton
10 reddit posts
110 mentions
#2
Music Production Specialization
This Specialization will give you the knowledge and tools you need to record and produce professional sounding music.
Berklee College of Music
Loudon Stearns
1 reddit posts
90 mentions
#3
Fundamentals of Music Theory Course
This course will introduce students to the theory of music, providing them with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly.
The University of Edinburgh
Dr Michael Edwards
2 reddit posts
78 mentions
#4
Developing Your Musicianship Specialization
Nurture your love for, and understanding of, music with this specialization.
Berklee College of Music
George W. Russell, Jr.
0 reddit posts
29 mentions
#5
Introduction to Classical Music Course
Using a simple and enjoyable teaching style, this course introduces the novice listener to the wonders of classical music, from Bach fugues to Mozart symphonies to Puccini operas.
Yale University
Craig Wright
1 reddit posts
30 mentions
#6
Electronic Music Production Specialization
In the Electronic Music Production specialization, you will learn the tricks of the trade to create high-quality, professional sounding music.
Berklee College of Music
Loudon Stearns
13 reddit posts
130 mentions
#7
The Technology of Music Production Course
Learn about the music production process—including recording, editing, and mixing—and the tools available to you to create contemporary music on your computer.
Berklee College of Music
Loudon Stearns
0 reddit posts
42 mentions
#8
Songwriting Course
Writing the Lyrics
There’s a songwriter lurking somewhere inside you, peeking around corners, wondering if it’s safe to come out.
Berklee College of Music
Pat Pattison
1 reddit posts
77 mentions
#9
The Art of Music Production Course
Explore the art of record production and how to make recordings that other people will love listening to.
Berklee College of Music
Stephen Webber
0 reddit posts
16 mentions
#10
Pro Tools Basics Course
Producing music is an incredibly creative process, and knowing the tools of the trade is essential in order to transmit the musical ideas in your head into the DAW in a creative and uninhibited way.
Berklee College of Music
Chrissy Tignor-Fisher
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#11
Sharpened Visions Course
A Poetry Workshop
Why just write poems when you can write better ones? This course is built on the notion that the most exciting writing begins after the first draft.
California Institute of the Arts
Douglas Kearney
0 reddit posts
6 mentions
#12
Music as Biology Course
What We Like to Hear and Why
The course will explore the tone combinations that humans consider consonant or dissonant, the scales we use, and the emotions music elicits, all of which provide a rich set of data for exploring music and auditory aesthetics in a biological framework.
Duke University
Dale Purves
0 reddit posts
7 mentions
#13
The Blues Course
Understanding and Performing an American Art Form
The blues is an American art form and the most important musical form in jazz.
University of Rochester
Dariusz Terefenko
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#14
The Art of Vocal Production Course
This course addresses recorded vocal performances and the technologies used to highlight and support them in modern record production and mixes.
Berklee College of Music
Prince Charles Alexander
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#15
Musicianship Course
Tensions, Harmonic Function, and Modal Interchange
After a tremendous response from learners on Coursera, Berklee Online has created a Developing Your Musicianship specialization, and this course is the third course in the series.
Berklee College of Music
George W. Russell, Jr.
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#16
Musicianship Course
Chord Charts, Diatonic Chords, and Minor Keys
After a tremendous response from learners on Coursera, Berklee Online has created a Developing Your Musicianship specialization, and this course is the second course in the series.
Berklee College of Music
George W. Russell, Jr.
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#17
Approaching Music Theory Course
Melodic Forms and Simple Harmony
This course is about how music works.
California Institute of the Arts
Marc Lowenstein
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#18
Healing with the Arts Course
Through art projects—including visual arts, dance, writing, and music—along with spiritual practices and guided imagery, Healing With the Arts gives you the tools to heal what you need to heal in your life: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.
University of Florida
Mary Rockwood Lane, PhD, RN, FAAN
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#19
Singing Popular Music Course
You've been studying the greats, working on improving your vocal skills, and building vocal technique.
Berklee College of Music
Jeannie Gagne
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#20
Arranging for Songwriters Course
You've created a song.
Berklee College of Music
Sarah Brindell
0 reddit posts
3 mentions