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Reading Musical Notations
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If you wish to learn to read musical notations, then get "Reading Musical Notations".

Within this e-book, we can help you understand each common and fundamental musical symbol that you'll encounter in reading through and writing music!

After reading this book you can:
- Impress someone by writing a song for them.
- Read musical notations quickly.
- You can now relate musically with other musicians.
- Amaze your friends with you new found knowledge and skills. Play them a song that will make their jaw drop!
- Read and play music easily.
- With musical notations you can play any music anytime and anywhere!
- Jam with other musicians and discuss the music’s structure and measure.
- With music theory handy, you can play any songs that you like without the help of inaccurate tabs!
- Play and speak like a professional musician!
- Enhance you listening skills! Play any note by reading notations or just by listening to the song that you want to play.
- Enjoy composing your own song and music.
- You can even start your own musical career professionally!
- With musical notations it will be easy for you to succeed at music schools.

Published: RZ Aklat on
ISBN: 9781497732988
List price: $3.99
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INTRODUCTION

In this guide I will assume that you are a musician who wants to learn how to read musical notation. I will also assume that you already know something about music theory. If not, kindly read and study first because the knowledge of basic music theory is essential for some of the lessons in this guide. 

Reading music notation can be quite confusing, especially for beginners, because there are a lot of symbols and rules to remember. Reading musical notation is just like solving a mathematical problem; it can be quite confusing and tricky at first, but once you become familiar in solving formulas, it will be easier for you to solve others in the future. The same goes for reading music.  You need to understand and get used to reading each symbol before you can fully put what you have learned into practice.

WHAT THE GUIDE FOCUSES ON

About the Guide

This guide focuses on musical notations and symbols found on sheet music; note counts, accidentals, time signatures, key signatures, breaks, codas, ornaments, and articulations, to mention a few. This guide will also include pictures and simplified definitions to make it easier for you to understand.

This guide includes all the basic and common musical notations that you might encounter when reading and making music.

Who the Guide is for?

If you want to know more about musical notation and symbols like the staff, note values, time signatures, chords, arpeggios and harmonics, then this is the right guide for you.

Brief Summary

Modern musical notation was derived from European Classical music and is still used by musicians around the world.

In the middle of the 19th century, it was said that the monasteries in Europe began developing notations for Gregorian chant using neumes* or the earliest musical notation. The roots of modern musical notation symbols are originally from the Roman Catholic Church.

Neumes These were the earliest form of musical notation, used during the middle ages by Christians, which are still being used for Gregorian chants and plainsongs (or plainchants)