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How To Read And Write Music


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Price
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£29 inc VAT (was £157)
Offer ends 20 November 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

This course includes lifetime access so you can complete the course at your own speed.

By taking this course today, you can advance your musical talents and skills by learning how to read and write music even if you are a beginner!

Benefits of taking this course include:

  • Unlimited and lifetime access to the course
  • Learn the course at your own pace
  • Course can be accessed on any platform
  • 24/7 Customer support

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Description

Learning how to read and write music can be one of the most beneficial steps in improving your skills.

This is a comprehensive course intended for beginners wanting to learn how to read and write music. Through 6 sections and 84 video lectures, you will learn how to read and write music.

This How To Read And Write Music course will cover the following topics:

Topic 1 - Course Overview & Welcome

  • Your Brain On Music
  • Music & The Brain
  • Fur Elise Piano Score

Topic 2 - Who, What, When, Where, Why & How

  • What Is A Written Note?
  • Six Key Questions
  • From Say To Play
  • From 6 to 3
  • What To Play – Pitch
  • When To Play -Value & Duration
  • How To Play – Signs & Symbols
  • Recap So Far!
  • 2D Music Model
  • 3D Music Model
  • Onto The Page

Topic 3 - What To Play

  • Pitch
  • Treble Clef
  • Bass Clef
  • Grand Staff
  • Treble Clef Lines
  • Treble Clef Spaces
  • Bass Clef Lines
  • Bass Clef Spaces
  • Half Steps & Recap
  • Rhymes & Mnemonics
  • Guido’s Hands & Resources
  • Middle C4 & Ledger Lines
  • Octaves & Frequency Doubling
  • Ledger Line Tips & Tricks
  • In Context – Fur Elise

Topic 4 - When To Play

  • Whole Note – Semibreve
  • Half Note – Minim
  • Quarter Note – Crotchet
  • Eighth Note – Quaver
  • Sixteenth Note – Semiquaver
  • 1/32nd Note – Demisemiquaver
  • 1/64th Note – Hemidemisemiquaver
  • Table Of Note Values
  • Relative Note Values – Circular Chart
  • Rests
  • Dotted Notes & Rests
  • Tied Notes
  • Note Parts
  • Equal Terms (American/European)
  • Measures & Barlines
  • Time Signatures
  • Compound Time
  • Irregular Time Signatures
  • Definition Of Terms
  • Hierarchy Of Beats
  • Eastman Counting System
  • Triplets & Duplets
  • Rhythmic Examples

Topic 5 - How To Play

  • Major & Minor Keys
  • Chords – Maj Min Dim Aug
  • Chords -Inversions
  • Major Scales -Formula
  • Relative Minor Scales
  • Accidentals – Sharp Flat & Natural Signs
  • The Harmonic Minor Scale
  • The Melodic Minor Scale
  • Legato & Staccato
  • Recap So Far
  • Musical Terms – Signs & Symbols
  • Writing Conventions
  • Why Flat? Why Not Sharp?

Topic 6 - Deconstructing Fur Elise

  • Deconstruction
  • Fur Therese?
  • Bagatelle
  • Beethoven’s Intent
  • Clef & Key
  • Time Signature & Dynamics
  • Pedal & Marking Up The Score
  • Accidentals & Rests
  • Editorial Markings & Bar Numbers
  • Double Barlines. Repeat Signs & 1st & 2nd Endings
  • Dotted Notes. Clef Change. Ledger Lines.
  • Chords. Flats. Ornaments. Eastman (Counting)
  • Slurs & Phrasing
  • Beyond The Page

Topic 7 - Course Conclusion

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning how to read and write music.

Requirements

No prior knowledge is required to take this course.

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