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Beginner's Guide to Reading Music : Easy to Use, Easy to Learn; A Simple Introduction for All Ages - Jake Jackson

Beginner's Guide to Reading Music

Easy to Use, Easy to Learn; A Simple Introduction for All Ages

Spiral Ringed Book

Published: 1st February 2011
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RRP $29.99

The perfect companion to Chords for Kids and My First Recorder Music , this is the ideal guide for those who may enjoy playing instruments, but have not yet mastered how to read music from the page. It is ideal for any age, but especially for children.

This guide provides the essentials you need to know, explaining pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures. You can then practise what you have learnt with the 'Play Along' sections containing simple, well-known examples of music. It comes with helpful diagrams, clear accessible text and a practical spiral-bound format.

About the Author

Jake Jackson's publications, as writer, editor or contributor, include The Beginner's Guide to Reading Music, How to Play Classic Riffs and Play Flamenco . As guitarist and songwriter he has been in a few bands, including Slice, The Harmonics and Starbank and has studied a form of Flamenco guitar. Although Jake has a range of fine guitars in his house his favourite music software is Sibelius and, having worked with Cubase for many years, is now moving over to Logic Pro.

Step 1: The Basics
Step 2: The Treble Clef
Step 3: The Bass Clef
Step 4: The Notes
Step 5: The Rests
Step 6: Time Signatures
Step 7: Accidentals
Step 8: Key Signatures
Step 9: Scales
Step 10: Chords from Scales
Step 11: Chord Sampler
Step 12: Symbols & Marks

ISBN: 9781847869500
ISBN-10: 1847869505
Series: Guitar Chords Series
Audience: General
Format: Spiral Ringed Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st February 2011
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.6 x 12.8  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Type: New edition