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Intermediate
21m

Basic Sight Reading: The Very Basics of Music Reading

by Liza W. | Music POPULAR

6 Lessons 21:48
  1. 1. Weekly Learning Plan Trailer 0:34
  2. 2. The Grand Staff and Basic Symbols 3:09
  3. 3. Note Heads / Values 4:41
  4. 4. Time Signatures / Rhythm 9:18
  5. 5. Note Identification on Staff 2:08
  6. 6. Steps/Skips; Intervallic Reading 1:58

Intermediate

21m

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About the course

Read music like a pro by learning the basics of music notation! Investigate where music notes are held on the Grand Staff, including the Treble and Bass Clefs.

Do you know how to read sheet music? Improve your skills with Basic Sight Reading.

Project

The Grand Staff and Clefs

Course overview

1

Weekly Learning Plan Trailer

2

The Grand Staff and Basic Symbols

Students will learn how to interpret the Grand Staff by identifying symbols and what they mean.

3

Note Heads / Values

Students will learn what basic note values and pitches look like by ID and differentiation.

4

Time Signatures / Rhythm

Students will learn how to read time signatures and rhythms.

5

Note Identification on Staff

Students will learn how to differentiate between notes on staff by identifying which line/space of which clef the notes are on.

6

Steps/Skips; Intervallic Reading

Students will learn to read steps vs skips by identifying which they are on the staff.

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Quiz

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Tags:

  • Grand Staff
  • Music
  • Music Theory
  • Read Music
  • Treble Clef

Recommended Materials

  • Paper (lined, unlined, or staff)
  • Writing Utensil (pen, pencil, or thin marker ideal)

Instructor

Liza is a classical pianist, organist, and keyboardist who regularly performs internationally. She has been a long-time affiliate at many music organizations including Columbia University, New York University, Interlochen Arts Camp, and Westchester Conservatory of Music.

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