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How to Read Music

The musical staff is meant to be read as a graph on which pitch is specified by markers, called notes.   The middle line of the graph, shown here as a dotted line, is the middle C line. Notes move up or down using both the lines and the spaces of the graph to show movement.











The following pages explain the basic components of reading music at an accelerated pace.  What the brain can comprehend today, the fingers will need time and repetition to gain skill and muscle memory.  Click below to begin.


musical staff, middle C, line notes and space notes
Read Music Method for Adult Beginners Book

Read Music Method, with it's many images and few words, has students turning pages to try playing the next step in reading music.  

How to Read Music

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