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Learn to read music.


New York, Simon and Schuster, 1956.
ISBN 0671210270, 9780671210274

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American
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MT236 .S45 1956 Available Request
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Subjects Music theory -- Elementary works.
Music theory.
Sight-reading (Music)
Description 172 pages illustrations 21 cm
Copyright Date 1956.
Summary A study of the fundamentals of reading musical notation that will teach the reader to read music in 4 hours.
Contents Preface -- What this book will do -- How this book came to be written -- How to use this book -- part 1. Notation of rhythm -- Sections 1-68 -- First steps -- Note symbols -- Combinations of note symbols -- Additional symbols -- Rests -- Combinations of notes and rests -- Tempo -- Short table of tempo indications -- Meter -- Rhythm patterns -- Some characteristic rhythms in 2/4 meter -- Some characteristic rhythms in 3/4 meter -- Some characteristic rhythms in 4/4 meter -- Other meters -- Compound meters -- Exercises : reading rhythms -- part 2. Notation of pitch -- Sections 69-108 -- Pitch of a vibrating string -- Early notation methods -- The staff -- Clefs -- Exercises : identifying notes -- Leger lines -- Accidentals -- The piano keyboard -- Table of visual patterns to aid in identifying notes at the keyboard -- Exercises : the keyboard -- The key signature -- part 3. Combination of rhythmic and pitch notations -- Sections 109-142 -- "Au Clair de la Lune" --"America" -- The Doxology ("Old Hundred")" -- Jingle Bells" -- part 4. Supplementary symbols and devices -- Sections 143-172 -- Repetitions -- Ornaments -- Symbols for dynamics -- Symbols for articulation, style, et cetera -- part 5. Tonality -- Sections 173-185 -- Appendix 1. Scales and key signatures -- Sections 186-213 -- Scales -- The major scale -- Constructing major scales -- Key signatures, major scales -- The minor scale -- Key signatures, major and minor scales -- Appendix 2. Vocabulary of some important foreign terms used in music -- Sections 214-219 -- Terms used to indicate tempo -- Terms used to indicate change of tempo -- Terms used to indicate volume of sound -- Terms used to indicate change of volume -- Terms used to indicate simultaneous reduction of tempo and volume -- Qualifying terms used to indicate mood, degree, intensity, or style -- Appendix 3. The C-clefs -- Sections 220-230 -- The alto clef -- The tenor clef -- Hybrid clefs -- Comparison of clefs -- Names of octaves -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)168782
(OCoLC)ocm00168782
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WorldCat Identities Shanet, Howard.
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