Learn to Read Music

Learn to Read Music

Book - 1956
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This book Will

-teach the notation of music to those who have never known it before
-serve as a systematic reminder for those who once knew how to read music but have forgotten most of it
-serve as a practical classroom text book in the rudiments of music
-serve as a helpful reference book for the student in music appreciation and related courses

This book Will Not

-teach you to sing like Tebaldi
-make you a wizard at the piano or any other instrument
-turn you into an Irving Berlin or a Beethoven

But it will teach Anyone --even the tone-deaf--to read melodies and pick them out on the piano.
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, c1956.
ISBN: 9780671210274
Branch Call Number: 781.423
Characteristics: 172 p. :,music ;,21 cm.


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May 19, 2019

This little book is intended to teach adults the fundamentals reading musical notation.
The book cover states, "IN TWO HOURS you can read through this book and understand the principles involved in the reading of music. IN TWO EVENINGS you can learn to read practically any melody and pick it out on the piano by doing the clear and simple exercises. The author actually taught thousands to read music IN FOUR HOURS of class work with this method and these exercises."


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