The Musician's Guide To Reading & Writing Music 2nd Ed.
The Musician's Guide to Reading & Writing Music 2nd Ed.
Learning musical notation can be intimidating. But regardless of instrument or proficiency in reading music, thereÕs hope and help for all musicians in this practical guide. Writing in a friendly manner that puts readers at ease, author Dave Stewart starts with the basics: staves, clefs, and how to find the notes. He then advances step by step through rhythm, key signatures, chords and intervals, and how to write it all down. This book is useful for novices, seasoned players who never learned to read music, and pros seeking a refresher course. 10 pages, 6 1/8 inch. x 9 1/4 inch.
"An amusing, chatty style that sets it apart from text books and keeps you believing that the writer is really on your side." -- Breakthrough
"An excellent guide providing user-friendly instructions...accessible." -- Bookwatch, July 1999
"Clear, concise, thorough, funny -- and only $9.95. Stewart's entertaining prose makes for a painless read, and this book is a valuable reference when you're done." -- Bass Player
"Here, in this wittily written book, is a beginner's guide to reading and writing music...Essential reading for hitherto lazy...