The Everything Reading Music Book

The Everything Reading Music Book

Book - 2005
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Read and play music in no time!

Have fun learning to read music with this easy-to-follow guide. The Everything Reading Music Book has all it takes for you to quickly master and appreciate the fundamentals of music notation and theory so you can read and understand music like a pro. Filled with hundreds of examples and a bonus CD bringing the essential lessons to life, this is the all-in-one handbook you need to learn fast!

Get the skills you need to read music like an expert with:
Detailed descriptions of how to understand rhythm, rests, meter and time The key to reading expression markings, dynamics and other essential symbols How to form scales, chords, intervals, key signatures and other vital theory topics Chord progressions in all keys from basic to advanced progressions Demystification of instrument transpositions Instrument ranges, common foreign language terms and much more Applications to all instruments and every style of music
Sheets of music can be intimidating - music is another language! But The Everything Reading Music Book has all you need to speak fluently.
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, 2005
ISBN: 9781593373245
Branch Call Number: ANF 781.423 SCH With CD
Characteristics: xv, 285 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Alternative Title: Reading music book


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djrsmb Dec 05, 2011

A great read for someone like me who has not read music since high school. After joining a handbell group, I didn't realize how rusty I was and how little I knew about bass clef. Easy to read and understand.

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