Music on Paper: Basic Theory
Music on Paper is a handy, accessible guide to reading music and the basics of music theory, for musicians in any style, playing any instrument, at any level. This Tipbook teaches you how to read, provides a clear understanding of what you play, and is a fantastic reference. Covers: accents, alla breves and afterbeats; keys, quarter notes and quintuplets; parts, plops and...more
Paperback, 134 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
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Jan 29, 2008 John rated it 4 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Anyone learning to play a musical instrument
About 2 years ago, after not having played an instrument since my days as a godawful 8th grade violinist, I took up the tenor sax. Such basic music theory as I'd once had -- how to read notes, how to read a key signature, etc. -- returned almost immediately, but I quickly realized that I'd never had very much music theory to begin with. This wasn't much of a problem in my first year or so, when all of my focus was on sounding more like Sonny Stitt and less like Donald Duck. But eventually it bec...more