Watch this music how-to video to learn how to read musical notation or sight read. This instructional video is very detailed and includes types of notes, tempo, and the staff. Reading music will be easy once you've watched this helpful music notation tutorial video.
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In this video, we learn how to understand music notation when reading sheet music. To help you read sheet music wherever you are, it's an easy process. You can learn how to read sheet music within just a few minutes and practice. You can be great at reading any type of sheet m ...more
In this drum lesson you will learn to read the crash cymbal, ride cymbal and toms in drum set notation (music reading). This lessons also touches on the topic of preferred sticking.
A step by step video tutorial by Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio that shows you how the music staff works. Have you ever had trouble reading a music staff? Not anymore! Andrew Wasson explains to you what a treble clef, key signature, and time signature are and how to u ...more
If you're having a hard time reading music and sheet music, this tutorial is here to help. In the video you'll get a near eight minute lesson on what certain symbols mean and how to interpret them when they are on sheet music. It's eay to follow and will make life a bit more e ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to read music for drums. A hi hat and kick is equal to quarter notes and a hi hat is just eighth notes. When you see a snare and a kick this is equal to quarter notes. As you continue to read the music for the drums, you will see the music notes ...more
In this video, Andrew, from Creative Guitar Studio, explains how to translate sheet music, (not tablature), to notes on the guitar. You will learn how to finger the notes and chords you see in sheet music on the guitar fret board. Beginning guitarists, and experienced players ...more
In the studio world, and the ensemble scene, you're going to be handed ALOT of sheet music, sometimes it has only a few notes for a specific melody, and sometimes it's a whole lot of notes for the entire song. Knowing how to read these notes are important, and it can be very d ...more
This music theory tutorial teaches you how to read sheet music, the names of the clefs, the names of the notes on the staff. Learning how to read music is essential for any serious musician. Watch this music how to video and you will be reading sheet music in no time.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to read sheet music for playing the piano. The notes of the sheet music are divided into 2 pitches: the treble clef and bass clef. The notes of the treble clef are on the lines. The treble clef notes from ascending order are: E, G, B, ...more
This two part how to video talks about sight reading for the piano. Sight reading is a difficult skill to master. This tutorial gives you tips on mastering sight reading and playing piano with ease. Part 1 of 2 - How to Sight read piano music. Part 2 of 2 - How to Sight read ...more
Katie Liesener shows us how to read sheet music and scores. Part 1 of 15 - How to Read sheet music notes & scores. Read sheet music notes & scores - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Read sheet music notes & scores - Part 3 of 15. Click throu ...more
In this instructional video series, learn how to read piano sheet music for yourself. Our expert will walk you through a step-by-step tutorial that covers such basics as which notes to play with which hands, what key signatures mean, how to interpret the rhythm of the song, an ...more
In this video series, watch as professional musician Eric Williams teaches how to read music. Learn about the musical alphabet, what sharps and flats are, what half steps are, what a musical staff is, how to read the bass clef and treble clef, what ledger lines are, what quart ...more
Drum music can be tough to read, but get expert tips and advice on sixteenth notes, rests, and everything else in this free music lesson video. Part 1 of 10 - How to Read drum music. Read drum music - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Read dr ...more
How to read drum music regarding quarter, eighth and sixteenth notes and how they are used to notate drum beats. Read drum sheet music. Click through to watch this video on unirunner.com
In this video music lesson, an expert jazz musician will demonstrate how to read through a fake book composition in B major. He will demonstrate how to play the various measures and sections of the fake book composition on piano, as well as how to improvise while playing.
In this drum lesson you will learn how to read and play the open hi hat technique. This is an extension to "Basic Drum Set Music 1," so be sure that you are comfortable with the topics discussed in that lesson before moving on to this one. Get the beat sheet here: http://onli ...more
In this drum lesson you will learn to apply what you already know about reading single-drum music to reading multiple drum music, or drum set music. In order to do this lesson, you should already have an understanding of quarter notes and 8th notes. To do this lesson, you wil ...more
When playing a musical instrument, one of the most important aspect about it, is being able to read sheet music. It's used to record and guide someone when they play a particular song. In some music, it's required to be memorized, but when playing classical music with other pe ...more
Guitar tablature is a diagram of the strings and frets of the instrument and where the fingers are placed in a chord or song. This how to video teaches you to read guitar tabs.
Knowing music theory never hurt anyone—not Bach, not Chopin, not Schoenberg. Even if you fancy yourself a musical iconoclast, the better you know the rules of music, the better equipped you'll be to break them down the line. In this free video music theory lesson, you'll learn ...more
This FL Studio tutorial is actually a music theory lesson that teaches you how to read Chord progression notations (intervals), such as (I-VI-ii-V), and an easy system to keep track of them all within FL Studio. If you are new to music and want to learn music production and wo ...more
In almost all charts and forms of sheet music, the composer will more than likely have added rhythmic dictation to the staff, a specific rhythm that he wants you to play over the progression using the chord. In this video you will get a breakdown of basic rhythmic dictation of ...more
Want to learn guitar? Some people feel helpless, or feel that it is too hard, but this is not the case. Utopian Thrash Metal Guitarist started out with one tablature book and a cheap electric guitar -- he self taught himself in almost no time. This music video tutorial will s ...more
A ledger line or leger line is musical notation to inscribe notes outside the lines and spaces of the regular musical staffs. This music theory how to video teaches you the concept of ledger lines in written music. Learn how to read and write music with this tutorial.
In this tutorial, learn how to read drum tabs or notation with help from music instructor, Radley Fricker. When you start playing percussion, you will need to know how to read tabs in order to get the songs right. So, have a look at this tutorial and learn how to stay in tune. ...more
The video describes the effect known as the Boomerang Scratch. The author describes the technique and shows the sheet musical note equivalent. After explaining the sheet music notation, the author shows a video of the technique being performed on a scratch deck with a cross fa ...more
Want to learn how to play the guitar? With this two part tutorial you can learn how to read tabs, chords and notes for the guitar. You will learn how to read guitar music and notations so you will be able to play any song you want. Part 1 of 2 - How to Read tabs, chords, and n ...more
Thanks to online music services like eMusic and iTunes, compact discs are becoming a far distant memory, turning local music shops around the country into desolate wastelands. The once mighty movie rental store Blockbuster is now bankrupt because of online streaming services l ...more
Watch this piano tutorial video to learn how to play Coldplay's "Trouble" on the piano. These instructions are very detailed, including transcribed music, and are best suited for intermediate students who can read music. This helpful how-to video will help you play Coldplay's ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to understand dotted notes (Dotted whole, half, quarter). Dotted notes are a dot after a note that add more to the duration of the note. A whole note is four notes, adding the dot adds two more beats to the note. A whole note with a dot is worth ...more
Checkout this helpful interactive tutorial for learning acoustic or electric guitar. See how to learn chords for acoustic and electric guitars. The Guitar Chords section allows you to choose between electric or acoustic guitar, find any number of chords and hear them played on ...more
Begin playing the first measure in Claude Debussy's "Clair de lune" masterpiece. This song has stood the test of time, and influenced musicians around the world. This makes it a really good piece to begin learning piano with. This video covers Measure 1. Get started learning ...more
Start out playing the piano by learning one of the most famous pieces of music in the world. That song would be "Clair de lune" by Claude Debussy. And this video starts you out with playing and learning the clefs, flats, key signatures, and black keys that will help you begin ...more
Absolutely everybody has heard of it, regardless of whether they know it by name or not… "Clair de lune" by Claude Debussy. This masterpiece by the French composer is one of the most recognized piano pieces in the world. Debussy is regarded as one of the fathers of modern clas ...more
This video teaches a piano novice how to play the introduction to “Because” by the Beatles, which was written by John Lennon. A close up on the instructor’s hands from above demonstrates the fingering for the piece. The view of the fingering is very important, since this video ...more
Reading tab is a great way to learn the next step while you learn how to play the guitar. If yo feel you're ready to take it to a higher level but you don't want to read traditional sheet music, tab can get you started in that vein while still showing you all the details you n ...more
It's music theory time with Andrew Furmanczyk. With this in depth and informative lesson, Andrew will show you four various music score types, (Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Bass). You'll learn how to write them, how to read them and what they mean in the world of music composition a ...more
In this video, we learn how to use tempo: Allegro, Moderato, Andante, Adagio, Ferma. When you are playing a musical piece it has to have certain notes and speed. You will also be setting a mood with your song as well. Use tempo marks to mark these on your song to make it uniqu ...more
According to Amazon.com, Kindle was their best-selling item this year, which means many, if not all of you are playing with a brand new Kindle on Christmas Day. Of all of Amazon's Kindle models, the Kindle 3 (6") will be the most common eReader in everyone's hands, either the ...more
This video describes Resistor Color Codes and how to read them. It relates Resistor Color Codes to scientific numbers and engineering notation.
This music production software tutorial gives some basic understanding of how to use a compressor in Reason 3.0. Learn what Compressor does, and how to read the knobs/gain meters of Compressor in Reason 3.0.
Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more
Rapper Lil' Wayne has admitted he can't read, instead citing that his musical prowress comes naturally to him. While this may work for the musician, most piano players, singers, and sax players can benefit from a lesson in music theory or two. We know that just the term "musi ...more
This video shows you how to do a mathematical representation on computing the nCr function using a TI-89 calculator. You can write the nCr notation in different forms. It can be simplified from nCr to C(n,r). The symbol can either be read "n choose r" or "n taken r at a time" ...more
Mac owners— life just got a little easier. No longer do you have to wait in line for the newest version of iLife. No more searching Amazon or eBay for the best price on Aperture. And no more Angry Birds on your mobile device's small touchscreen! Yes, the new Mac App Store wa ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to start reading sheet music for the piano. To be able to read the notes, you need to visualize what you are doing on the piano. A good starting point is the middle C on the keyboard. For a piano, you have horizontal lines in two sets on the shee ...more
Follow along as Nate Savage teaches us to read sheet music for the guitar. -The first thing you are going to need to know are the names of lines and spaces on a staff. -A guitar is based on the treble clef. -Each staff has five lines and four spaces. -The bottom line is an E ...more
Slash chords sound like jammin' rock'n'roll riffs that are much easier to admire than to actually play. But in piano, slash chords simply delineate what chord you play on your right hand versus what note you play on the bass with your left hand. Get more useful info on these ...more
Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video to learn an A blues using the basic 12 bar blues form and an easy riff. After you know the riff try some inversions of A7 on strings 1-2-3-4. Improve your guitar playing skills by learning the basic 12 bar blues with this tuto ...more
This how to video covers time signatures, beats, and using the metronome when playing piano or keyboard. These concepts are essential to understand if you want to read music and play piano with accurate rhythm. Watch this musis theory tutorial and you will understand musical t ...more
This video is about how to learn how to calculate what key to play a piece of music in. The instructor tells you that you need to know two things: how to read music notes and how understand the Circle of Fifths. Putting together these two layers of knowledge you can figure out ...more
Join David Yzhaki as he makes learning piano music fundamentals fast and easy. In classical music, a measure that is in four four time (four quarter notes get the pulse) the first beat and third beat are naturally more accented than the second and fourth. Jazz, reggae, and pop ...more
+Tyler Neylon, a programmer and mathematician currently specializing in iOS app development, recently posted a fun project to his Google+ profile: 50 designs with 50 LEGO pieces, a set of 51 photos. Given a small 50-piece Lego set this past Christmas (well, Tyler admits: "...5 ...more
For Squeeze fans who want to learn how to play "Up the Junction" on the acoustic guitar, follow the steps in this video tutorial. The video shows what strings to strum and in what order to be able to play the song. The steps even show you which finger to place on what string i ...more
Learning how to play Nirvana's "About a Girl" does not have to be difficult. Tbone Wilson shows what chords and at what intervals to strike them at to be able to play the guitar part of the song. Use the e power chord and the g chord. The chorus, which requires a few more chor ...more
Before you can start playing piano, you need to understand how the piano is set up, and how to read music. Pete Sears explains the alphabetic representation of the different piano notes, and discusses octaves and the relationship between notes. Then he teaches you everything a ...more
Learn to play the harmonica and jam with your friends. Step 1: Hold the harmonica properly Get ready to play by holding the harmonica in one hand, grid toward your face, clamped in the crook of your forefinger and thumb. Step 2: Cup the other hand Hold it so the numbers are ...more
This tutorial shows any acoustic guitar player who wants to learn how to play The Smiths' "Please Let Me Get What I Want". Without having to read any music notes, follow the finger movements and learn the frets to press on the guitar. For an added effect, a second guitar playe ...more