Reading music and rhythm is the foundation for anyone serious about music. In order to understand the theory necessary to progress as a player, a basic understanding of how to read music and how to read rhythms is necessary.
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Jim Deeming teaches the basics of standard notation and music reading. He will start off with the absolute basics, so beginners have nothing to fear.Begin the Course
Understanding notes, intervals, and scales is key to music reading. Jim proves a beginner crash course on these subjects.
Jim covers basic music concepts such as the staff, time signatures, clefs, measures, note duration, and note representation.
Jim covers the first two strings in this lesson. He explains where the natural notes are located on the fretboard and how they appear on the staff.
Jim covers the third and fourth strings. He explains where the natural notes are located on the fretboard and how they appear on the staff.
Jim covers the fifth and sixth strings. He explains where the natural notes are located on the fretboard and how they appear on the staff.
Jim Deeming explains more music symbols in this lesson. He also introduces 3/4 time and eighth notes.
In this lesson Jim Deeming uses the classic song "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" as a music reading exercise.
In this lesson Jim takes the song "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" and plays it on the lower strings. This is an excellent exercise for reading and memorizing these notes.
Jim Deeming teaches a music reading exercise entitled "Echo." This fun, play-along lesson is a perfect way to hone your reading and counting skills.
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This is really good. Easy to understand and interesting. It may take a while to nail it all but I totally understand what I'm trying to do.
All of the above. Excellent teacher!
Simple and clear explanation. Very Good!