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Catalogue No: M060110672
ISMN: 9790060110672
Shop Product Code: 1387005
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ISBN: 9780851622682
TOPSELL98
TOPSELLE44
0851622674
0851622682

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Series: From Scratch

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

Instrumentation: Book, CD

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (London)

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Can’t read music? Think you’ve left it too late to learn? No problem! This new tutor book and CD makes learning easy. It guides you through the basics, from clefs to chord symbols and from time-signatures to tonality so in no time you will be able to read music from scratch. The audio CD makes the written music come alive and helps you understand the language of music. Easy to use, clearly written and jargon free, this is the ideal choice for any beginner. Published by Boosey & Hawkes in association with Classic FM.



Technical Note:

Some people have experienced difficulties when trying to play the audio CD for this product on a computer. You may only see a splash screen which directs you to the Boosey & Hawkes website.

The audio files are hidden and cannot be seen if you explore the disc. However, you can still play the CD on your computer if you have Windows Media Player or iTunes software installed. We are sorry, but the CD will not play if you are using RealPlayer.

If you are experiencing problems, please try running the disc using Windows Media Player or iTunes. If you are still unable to play the disc, please contact us by e-mail at musicshop@boosey.com, and we will send you a replacement disc with the files in a different format that you can use.

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Contents
  • 01. A guided tour of written music
  • 02. High and low
  • 03. The note A on different instruments
  • 04. Long and short
  • 05. Bars and beats
  • 06. Writing rhythms down
  • 07. Starting to read pitch and rhythm together
  • 08. Rhythm versus beat
  • 09. Different music, different beat
  • 10. More about time signatures
  • 11. Sounds and silence
  • 12. The instruments of the orchestra
  • 13. The sections of the orchestra
  • 14. New notes
  • 15. Higher and higher
  • 16. Reading the Bass Clef
  • 17. Moving between treble and bass clefs
  • 18. Shorter notes
  • 19. Putting it all together
  • 20. Quarter note beats
  • 21. Musical sentances
  • 22. Musical punctuation
  • 23. Tones and semitones
  • 24. Accidentals
  • 25. Reading accidentals in music
  • 26. History of music at a glance
  • 28. Scales and keys
  • 29. Some new keys
  • 30. Key signatures
  • 31. Fast and slow
  • 31. Minor scales
  • 32. Different types of repeat signs
  • 33. Intervals
  • 34. Compound time
  • 35. Reading music with words
  • 36. Scales
  • 37. Simple chords
  • 38. Musical form
  • 39. Reading different types of music (Voice & Organ)
  • 40. Reading different types of music (String Quartet)
  • 41. Reading different types of music (Orchestral score)
  • 42. Reading different types of music (Vocal score)
  • 43. Reading different types of music (Modern scores)
  • 44. Transposing instruments
  • 45. Ornaments
  • 46. Musical shorthand
  • 47. More notes and rests
  • 48. Putting it all together (Hungarian Rhapsody - Liszt)
  • 49. Putting it all together (Sonata for Cello & Harpsichord - JS Bach)
  • 50. Putting it all together (Violin Concerto 2nd Movt - Brahms)
  • 51. Italian terms
  • 52. Complete major and minor scales
  • 53. Chord symbols
  • 54. Answers
  • 55. Reminders
  

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