Learning to Read Music
by Peter Nickol
Publisher: How To Books 2008
Number of pages: 134
Whether you want to learn how to play an instrument, or just refresh your existing capability, whether you sing in a choir, or would simply like to follow scores while listening, this book will help you achieve your aim. It leads you carefully through the basics of pitch, rhythm, keys, scales, chords, and much more, building your knowledge chapter by chapter until you are able to read music with ease.
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by Douglas Cohen - CUNY Brooklyn College
The aim is to introduce you to works representative of a variety of music traditions, and to enable you to speak and write about the features of the music you study, employing vocabulary and concepts of melody, rhythm, and form used by musicians.
by Chuan C. Chang - PianoPractice.org
This is the first book ever written on how to practice at the piano! Learn the most efficient practice methods, musical playing, and Mental Play which has been neglected by most teachers; all great musicians used it, yet often failed to teach it.
by Ernest Hutcheson - G.F. Kranz Music Co.
Many of the exercises contained in this little work are purely preparatory in nature, others are for occasional or special use. Only about twenty are permanently essential. All are necessary at some stages of study or to some pupils.
by Catherine Schmidt-Jones - Open Textbooks for Hong Kong
An inquiry based approach to learning about music provides flexible lessons that deepen learners' understanding of music. This hands-on experience also provides practice in self-directed learning that can be applied in any area.