How to Read Music Fundamentals of Music Notation Made Easy

ISBN-10: 0517884380

ISBN-13: 9780517884386

Edition: N/A

Authors: Roger Evans

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A basic primer for anyone without musical training who wishes to learn to read musical scores when singing or taking up an instrument. The book explains how notes are named and written; how to read melody, interpret time signatures, keys, sharps, flats, and naturals; how to read tempo; and how to play chords.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 4/25/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

How to use this book
How Notes are named
How Notes are written
Notes with different shapes
Reading a Melody
Notes above and below the Staves
Curved Lines
Dotted Notes
Time Signatures
Sharps, Flats and Naturals
Keys and Key Signatures
How Fast?
How Loud?
Musical Shorthand
Notes played or sung together
Music on more than one Stave
Choosing your first pieces of music
Other Notes and Rests
More Time Signatures
Minor Keys
E#, B# and Double Sharps
Cb, Fb and Double Flats
All the Keys - Major and Minor
Octaves and Octave Signs (8ve)
Other Signs which affect notes
Notes which are to be repeated
The other Clef - the C Clef
Key Signatures for the C Clef
Directory of Musical Signs
Note Directory
A Short Musical Dictionary
List of music in this book
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