How to Read Music: A Step-By-Step Guide

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How To Read Music is a step—by—step Guide to musical notation and the basic principles of music theory. It contains concise and accurate explanations of everything from rhythem and pitch to keys, scales, intervals, and chords, and all of the signs and symbols you're likely to find in a piece of music.

There are numerouse muscial example throughout, many of which can be heard on the accompanying 86—track CD. These feature a range of styles and instruments, from piano and ...

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Overview

How To Read Music is a step—by—step Guide to musical notation and the basic principles of music theory. It contains concise and accurate explanations of everything from rhythem and pitch to keys, scales, intervals, and chords, and all of the signs and symbols you're likely to find in a piece of music.

There are numerouse muscial example throughout, many of which can be heard on the accompanying 86—track CD. These feature a range of styles and instruments, from piano and saxophone to electic guitar and drums, and are designed to give you as broad an understanding of the subject as possible.

Each examole is presented in an accessible, straightforward style, so you'll be findinf your way around the staves in no time, even if you've never read a note of music before. Whether you're just starting out, learning a new instrument, or need to refresh your memory, this book will quickly fill in the gaps and help consolidate your musical knowledge.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781435120655
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 4/11/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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