Learn to Read Music

ISBN-10: 0671210270

ISBN-13: 9780671210274

Edition: 1956 (Revised)

Authors: Howard Shanet
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 1956
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 2/15/1971
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

What This Book Will Do
How This Book Came to be Written
How to Use This Book
Notation of Rhythm
First Steps
Note Symbols
Combinations of Note Symbols
Additional Symbols
Combinations of Notes and Rests
TempoShort Table of Tempo Indications
Rhythm Patterns
Some Characteristic Rhythms in 2/4 Meter
Some Characteristic Rhythms in 3/4 Meter
Some Characteristic Rhythms in 4/4 Meter
Other Meters
Compound Meters
Exercises: Reading Rhythms
Notation of Pitch
Pitch of a Vibrating String
Early Notation Methods
The Staff
Exercises: Identifying Notes
Leger Lines
The Piano Keyboard
Table of Visual Patterns to Aid in Identifying Notes at the Keyboard
Exercises: The Keyboard
The Key Signature
Combination of Rhythmic and Pitch Notations
"Au Clair de la Lune""America"
The Doxology ("Old Hundred")"
Jingle Bells"
Supplementary Symbols and Devices
Symbols for Dynamics
Symbols for Articulation, Style, etc.
Scales and Key Signatures
ScalesThe Major Scale
Constructing Major Scales
Key Signatures, Major Scales
The Minor Scale
Key Signatures, Major and Minor Scales
Vocabulary of Some Important Foreign Terms Used in Music
Terms Used to Indicate TempoTerms Used to Indicate Change of Tempo
Terms Used to Indicate Volume of Sound
Terms Used to Indicate Change of Volume
Terms Used to Indicate Simultaneous Reduction of Tempo and Volume
Qualifying Terms Used to Indicate Mood, Degree, Intensity, or Style
The C-Clefs
The Alto Clef
The Tenor Clef
Hybrid Clefs
Comparison of Clefs
Names of Octaves
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