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Introduction to Basic Music Notation (Sample)

Introduction to Basic Music Notation (Sample)

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Author: Jay Wollin
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In this tutorial, we explore the very basics of reading and writing music notation. This is meant for high school students entering into an audio production class who have limited, to no knowledge of music theory.

*These videos include materials from www.musictheory.net which provide an excellent visualization tool. Please visit their site for more information regarding their lessons.

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Tutorial

01 - Staffs, Clefs, and Ledger Lines

In this lesson, we will explore staffs, clefs, and ledger lines as well as their purposes and uses in music notation.

02 - Note Durations

In this lessons, we will discuss the various note and rest values. These will serve as the basis for our understanding of meters and time signatures in future lessons.