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How to Read Music (sort of)

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How to Read Music (sort of)

<p>Of course, no-one can learn to read music in a single evening! But it is possible to explore how music notation works, and to discover how notes, rhythms and musical expression are written on the

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Of course, no-one can learn to read music in a single evening! But it is possible to explore how music notation works, and to discover how notes, rhythms and musical expression are written on the page. This session provides a beginner’s guide to the basic principles of western music notation and score reading. No prior musical knowledge is necessary.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • The origins of music notation
  • How pitch is written: lines and spaces
  • How rhythm is written
  • How different instruments are written: clefs and ranges
  • How we see the structure of a piece of music on the page
  • What conductors are looking at
  • How choral music is notated
  • How musical expression is written
  • How chords are notated
  • Score reading as a hobby
  • Why musicians write on their scores
  • Sight reading, sight singing, and hearing music in your head