Reading Music Track

How to Read Music

How it works

Take the test

The Testing Rules:

Written exam can only be given once every 7 days. Grade it and if you have less than 90% of the definitions correct, re-test in 7 days. If you pass at 90%, make a note of the incorrect definitions and re-test those specific items in 7 days.

The Test

Make a list of all terms discussed in the lessons. The test will consist of you giving the definition for each item as well as writing an example of that item . For instance, if the item is “Whole note”, you must give the proper definition of a whole note, how many beats it takes up, and then draw a whole note on a staff.

Session 1

Reading Music Pt.1
Description
This series looks specifically at how to begin reading music. Basics of the music staff and note values are covered in this lesson. Part 1 of a 3 part series.

Session 2

Reading Music Pt.2
Description
This series looks specifically at how to begin reading music. Note rest markings, common barlines, roll markings, and the various common note heads found in percussion are covered in this lesson. Part 2 of a 3 part series.

Session 3

Reading Music Pt.3
Description
This series looks specifically at how to begin reading music. Various dynamic markings and some basic reading exercises are covered in this lesson. Part 3 of a 3 part series.