Read Music from Scratch
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Read Music from Scratch

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Can't read music? Think you've left it too late to learn? No problem! This new tutor book and CD makes learning easy. It guides you through the basics, from clefs to chord symbols and from time-signatures to tonality so in no time you will be able to read music from scratch. The audio CD makes the written music come alive and helps you understand the language of music. Easy to use, clearly written and jargon free, this is the ideal choice for any beginner. Published by Boosey & Hawkes in association with Classic FM.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 48 pages
  • 176 x 305 x 7mm | 208g
  • Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 0851622682
  • 9780851622682
  • 416,610

Table of contents

01. A guided tour of written music - 02. High and low - 03. The note A on different instruments - 04. Long and short - 05. Bars and beats - 06. Writing rhythms down - 07. Starting to read pitch and rhythm together - 08. Rhythm versus beat - 09. Different music, different beat - 10. More about time signatures - 11. Sounds and silence - 12. The instruments of the orchestra - 13. The sections of the orchestra - 14. New notes - 15. Higher and higher - 16. Reading the Bass Clef - 17. Moving between treble and bass clefs - 18. Shorter notes - 19. Putting it all together - 20. Quarter note beats - 21. Musical sentances - 22. Musical punctuation - 23. Tones and semitones - 24. Accidentals - 25. Reading accidentals in music - 26. History of music at a glance - 28. Scales and keys - 29. Some new keys - 30. Key signatures - 31. Fast and slow - 31. Minor scales - 32. Different types of repeat signs - 33. Intervals - 34. Compound time - 35. Reading music with words - 36. Scales - 37. Simple chords - 38. Musical form - 39. Reading different types of music (Voice & Organ) - 40. Reading different types of music (String Quartet) - 41. Reading different types of music (Orchestral score) - 42. Reading different types of music (Vocal score) - 43. Reading different types of music (Modern scores) - 44. Transposing instruments - 45. Ornaments - 46. Musical shorthand - 47. More notes and rests - 48. Putting it all together (Hungarian Rhapsody - Liszt) - 49. Putting it all together (Sonata for Cello & Harpsichord - JS Bach) - 50. Putting it all together (Violin Concerto 2nd Movt - Brahms) - 51. Italian terms - 52. Complete major and minor scales - 53. Chord symbols - 54. Answers - 55. Remindersshow more

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