How to Read Music

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How to Read Music

The Fundamentals of Music Notation Made Easy

By Roger Evans

Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780517884386, 112pp.

Publication Date: April 25, 1995


A basic primer for anyone without musical training who wishes to learn to read musical scores when singing or taking up an instrument. The book explains how notes are named and written; how to read melody, interpret time signatures, keys, sharps, flats, and naturals; how to read tempo; and how to play chords.