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Updated on December 5, 2014

Reading Music Notes on the Staff

Do you play music, but have wanted to learn how to read music or improve your skills? Here is a lens with resources and materials about reading pitches and rhythms for my students, anyone who wants to read music, and anyone who teaches music. My hope is that the resources will help and encourage you in your studies!

Playing by ear is fun to do and takes much talent, but only playing by ear can place limits on your musicianship. What if you want to share your song with others, or write it down to remember it? What if you wanted to play a song that you have never heard, or one that you can only remember a part of? Reading and writing the notes isn't any harder than reading words, and it can broaden your playing in many ways.

If you can already read music, but want to improve on your listening and reading skills, try these to help you grow into a more accomplished musician! There are several places for "reading" musicians to practice and improve listening / auditory skills of intervals, chord and chord progressions, and improvisation.

This Reading Music lens is joyfully dedicated to the current and past music students of J.O.Y. Music Studio! :D I hope this information helps you become the best musician you can be!

1st / 2nd year students - Try these, and have fun learning your notes!

Bass Clef Practice

Eek! Shark! Game

Musical Notes Game (Harder! There are more in the games section below!)

Printable Note Name Flashcards

Online Musical Flashcards: Click on "Note Identification", choose treble or bass clef, click "Custom Range" and choose notes to study by clicking on the arrows (I would recommend entering the notes for G and / or C positions from the book instead of all of the notes yet), click on "Start Exercise".

Music Student & Teacher Resources

Joyful Songs' Musical Notes

Join my Facebook page for a daily musical "note" about various aspects of music!

Learning Music Theory

Music theory involves many different things besides reading notes on a staff. Melody, harmony, pitch, rhythm, expression, dynamics, tone color are just some of the things you can learn about. These web sites contain activities and lessons on more than one aspect of music. The * ones are the most fun and thorough, although a little more difficult. A few of them have adjustable setting to make them easier for children up to advanced! I hope you will find one or more of these useful!

Music Theory by Alfred Music Publisher - Thorough, fun, and easy to use!

Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Software, Version 3.0: Complete Student Version, Software
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Software, Version 3.0: Complete Student Version, Software

Alfred Music helps ay a solid foundation no matter what instrument a student plays. The computer version in interactive and allows students to review concepts as many times as necessary to gain mastership. The print books contain almost exactly the same as the computer version, but are in print. Some editions are one level at a time; some editions contains all three levels in one; and finally other editions come with a CD to use for aural training. Wonderful resources for beginners - intermediate students of music theory. I have used these for over 20 years with my numerous students and would highly recommend them for multiple levels of learning music theory and reading.

 
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, Complete (Lessons * Ear Training * Workbook)-------------- (CD's Not Included)
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, Complete (Lessons * Ear Training * Workbook)-------------- (CD's Not Included)

This music teacher's #1 choice for students who want to learn music theory. See above for review.

 

Reading Pitches on the Staff

The two most important aspects of reading music are the pitches and durations of the notes. There is more, of course, but those two are good to start with. ~ This section has information to learn which notes to play when they are on those sweet little lines and spaces!

Many people like to use the following phrases to help them remember the note names on the staff. Although the phrases themselves don't mean anything, they are a mnemonic device designed to remember those line and space notes that can be confusing at first.

1 - Check the clef sign you are using. Treble clef is for the higher pitched instruments while bass clef is for lower pitches. Piano uses both clefs, also called the grand staff, to encompass the entire range of the instrument.

2 - Decide if the note you want to know is a line or space note. Line notes have the line cutting through the middle of them. Space notes sit between any two lines.

3 - Use the appropriate phrase by always starting on the bottom space or line and going up. In other words, if you want to know the note on the 4th line of the treble clef use the phrase "Every Good Boy Does Fine". Does is the 4th word, so the forth line from the bottom is D.

Treble Clef Lines = Every Good Boy Does Fine or Every Good Bird Does Fly = EGBDF

Think of birds flying in the sky to the higher notes on the treble staff.

Treble Clef Spaces = FACE (No phrase, just spell the word!)

Remember SPACE = FACE

Bass Clef Lines = Good Boys Do Fine Always = GBDFA

Bass Clef Spaces = All Cows Eat Grass = ACEG

Think: Cows are on the ground near the lower or bass notes.

These traditional phrases can help, but the biggest problem I see as a teacher is that students get them mixed up as to which one to use. Therefore I have a few suggestions to share that have helped my students over the years:

4 - Create your own phrase that has meaning to you. Sometimes the creative process of thinking the letters and coming up with a special (or funny) phrase keeps it in the memory.

5 - Most teachers and books only introduce a few new notes at a time. What I would strongly suggest is spending time each week memorizing those few notes, then reviewing them frequently as you learn new notes. Two or three notes per week is much easier than trying to remember them all at once! When you learned how to read words, you didn't recognize all 26 letters, their sounds, groupings, and spelling all at once. You probably learned the letters by sight over time, then sounds, small words, word families, etcetera, until you were able to read and understand bigger words. It is exactly the same in reading music. Start with a couple notes then build up to reading note patterns, scales, chords, and chord progressions.

Suggestions to help learn the notes:

- make flashcards to study every day (several sites below provide free ones for you to print out);

- read and check the notes in your songs each time you practice;

- write the notes on a staff and label them (links to blank staff paper may also be found below);

- create and / or play a game with them (challenge a friend or family member to name ten flashcards correctly in the shortest amount of time or make two sets of cards and play a "Concentration" type game, etcetera);

- purchase one of the many music theory books and work through it (many suggestions throughout this page). They come in levels from pre-school through adult. Many of the ones for kids are colorful and fun!

6 - It will not happen overnight! As with anything that you want to do well, you must work on frequently for more than a few days or even weeks. With patience, time, and dedication, I promise it will get easier. You WILL be able to read music when you give it a fair chance! =D

Piano & Music Theory

Alfred's Basic Piano Library Theory Complete, Bk 2 & 3: For the Later Beginner
Alfred's Basic Piano Library Theory Complete, Bk 2 & 3: For the Later Beginner

Music theory is easier to learn while learning the piano than other instruments. Piano is recommended as a starting instrument for everyone, even if only for a stepping block to other instruments. Most of my piano students have used the Alfred music theory books along with their lesson books. Alfred has matching level theory books, note reading books, and ear training books to correlate with each lesson level book. Very helpful to reinforce the theory concept you are working on in the songs. The children versions are colorful, creative, and fun!! Students usually ask me when they can do more! This book sample is a combined book to correlate to levels 2 and 3 in the older kid's series, but they also have versions for younger children and adults along with books matching certain themes and objectives. These are great whether you use the Alfred series or want to use them independently.

 

Music Theory for Guitarists

EASY GUITAR THEORY DVD - Play, Write and Understand Music Theory for Guitar
EASY GUITAR THEORY DVD - Play, Write and Understand Music Theory for Guitar

Music theory is an important topic for musicians of all levels, abilities, and styles - including rock, jazz, blues, etcetera, along with classical! What I like about the following series for guitar players is that the lesson is on DVD for multiple viewings until the concepts are well learned. This one is specifically for guitar music theory, but the series contains cool recordings for chords, common rhythms and progressions, and theory materials for bass guitar, also.

 

Reading Rhythms on the Staff

The duration of each note you play is pretty important! To see what I mean, sing an easy song you know. Now sing it holding some notes out longer, or making some notes shorter, or a combo of both. Although the same pitches are used, a different pattern of note values (called rhythm) can totally change a piece of music.

Try these links to learn more about types of notes and their values, how they make patterns, and how to count rhythms.

Music Games Make Learning Fun!

The Big Book of Music Games
The Big Book of Music Games

I think this has been one of my all time favorite resources for having fun learning about music! It is filled with tons of reproducible games (not worksheets) to teach and reinforce about rhythms, note reading, keyboard structure, dynamics, and other musical concepts. Over the years I have created all of the games on tagboard and in file folders for students to practice the concepts I have taught them. Each game is only for a handful of students at a time, so I simply make several sets and break the kids up into groups. Students frequently ask to play them at the end of a lesson, so they are a great motivator to pay attention and do well in their lessons. I have also set them out in my music studio where families can play with them while a family member is taking a private lesson. A few times I have even lent them out to families for extra practice and fun at home!

 

Fun for Kids!!

When children are having fun doing something, they are learning! The information is more likely to 'stick' with them when it has been an enjoyable experience. Here are a few more books students have liked to use!

Jazz Music Theory - Blues Scales, Jazz Chords, & More

Music theory for classical and jazz music are basically the same ~ with a few twists for jazz, blues, and rock! Try these to learn more about jazz foundational chords, scales, and progressions.

Ear Training - Improving Your Aural Skills!

Now, what do you do if you read music, but want to improve your listening skills to play by ear? Perfect pitch is a blessed talent only few seem to possess, but most people can train themselves to have better listening skills.

A great many of the websites under "Learning Music Theory" have ear training programs to practice your listening skills that you may want to take a look at! :)

Flashcards & Bingo Make Learning Fun!!!

Playing games is a great way to have fun, learn, and review what you know!! These are all games which are fabulous in a general music classroom, music studio, or home. I have used these numerous times in the classroom, small group sessions, and private lessons. They are both great resources for students to use at home with their families, also.


Music Reading Games - Free Online & Printable Games!

Some of the below sites have online music games, others have materials for you to print out. They are all free as far as I know. If you are a music teacher or parent who has created other games you would like to share, just let me know in the comment box, or the list above.

Music History & Appreciation

Other music units I wrote for my children, students, and fellow educators. :)

Music Activities Kit - Yes, it says Ready to Use!

Ready-To-Use Music Activities Kit
Ready-To-Use Music Activities Kit

I first discovered this cool activity kit book in my first year of teaching as a music substitute. You know, it can be scary as a substitute not knowing if the equipment is going to work or if the teacher has left you materials to teach a class. This book went with me school to school just in case a lesson plan only said "treble clef" and nothing else for 45 minutes - it sure helped to be able to legally and quickly copy a worksheet or two to teach solid materials that the kids enjoyed and were able to take with them. Since then I have used it to supplement classroom activities and give private students extra practice on music theory concepts.

 

Have fun in your music studies and practice, practice, practice!

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      Reading music is my weakness, thank you for all the great info!

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      Great lens! I really want to learn how to play the guitar, but I know nothing about reading music, or strumming, or anything else like that. :P Blessed!

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      Wonderful lens ..I just shared it with my daughter who studies music !

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      What a great lens, full of helpful resources! I grew up learning the read the shaped music note. Now I am having a bit of a struggle switching over to reading the round notes instead...

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      Terrie_Schultz 5 years ago

      Awesome resources! Thanks so much!

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      lyinseeker 5 years ago

      Were it not for music, language would, probably, not have been possible.

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      TenPoundTenor 5 years ago

      Great lens. Learning to read music was a major challenge and accomplishment when I was a kid.

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      Great lens. Everyone should learn how to read music at some point.

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      asteroid 5 years ago

      Great comprehensive list for guiding novices. You seem to know a lot about them.

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      booklover2 5 years ago

      I especially liked the guitar parts. Thanks!

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      Risteard O'Marcahain 5 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Lovely useful lens

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      jimmyworldstar 5 years ago

      Reading music looks like gibberish since I never really learned beyond the basics. It's essential for classical musicians but a lot of people who play guitars simply stick to tabs.

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      PersonnelRecruitment 5 years ago

      What a huge amount of information in one place. Cheers for the read.

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      southridgefarmsinc 5 years ago

      Very good lens. it takes much discipline to learn to site read music.

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      good one god bless you

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      LynetteBell 5 years ago from Christchurch, New Zealand

      What a range of resources you have on your lens. Wow!

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      iPadGeek 5 years ago

      Excellent lens :) Never knew reading music could be learnt online!

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      LoneMeadowLark 5 years ago

      I was, once upon a time, a music major. So I know a lot of this stuff but was looking for a resource to help get me refreshed because my daughter has been starting to get more interested in learning about music. Great resource! Thanks!

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      redleafloans 5 years ago

      Thank you so much for all this info... I've always wanted to learn how to read notes...:)

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      Northwestphotos 5 years ago

      Very extensive informational lens! When I took piano lessons, I used the John Thompson's lesson books.

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      MilesSmiles 5 years ago

      Great read, all these principles can be very rewarding for any young music lover. Ear training is a must, and there is so much to be gained from proper music theory.

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      Thank you for visiting my How to Memorize Music lens and angel blessing it. It was my first and I really appreciate it!

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      Wonderful compilation and refresher ~ and great encourager and reminder of how precious the gift of music is. Wonderful lense! B : )

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      Violin-Student 5 years ago

      Good info here. Thanks for the page!

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      mercin12 5 years ago

      Thanks for all the resources. I loved Alfred's materials.

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      ouriloilo 5 years ago

      In learning how to read music, one should be familiar with the bass clef and treble clef. It takes time and practice to master these things especially when you play the piano.

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      WildWilliams 5 years ago

      Thanks for hunting down all the great resources.

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      TZiggy 5 years ago

      I, myself am musically-challenged but I do support education and the promotion of music.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I've always been interested in music and even took piano lessons when young (briefly), but never fully committed myself. It's a decision I regret sometimes, but this lens has actually got me thinking about looking into it again.

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      Odille Rault 5 years ago from Gloucester

      What a Great lens! With fabulous resources. I was horrified to discover that although my son was learning music at school - as a GCSE subject, they were not being taught to read it!! I think it's a massive advantage for any musician to be able to read. Great work here! :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      very, very informative. I have been playing guitar for about 10 years but never learnt how to read music. I think i found my inspiration! thanks

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      @Johanna Eisler: Yes, so true! Thanks for your comments! =D

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      Johanna Eisler 5 years ago

      I LOVE your lens! As a former piano teacher, I was so impressed with the variety and sheer volume of resources available - to say nothing of teaching all aspects of music. This site is a gold mine.

      I found one of the greatest challenges CAN be teaching the student with a GOOD ear for music. That gift can be a blessing or a curse. A blessing when the student recognizes his/her mistakes and uses the printed music to correct the mistake. A curse when the student recognizes the mistake and just uses that gifted ear to figure out how to fix it without using the printed music. That can make them feel smart at the time, but they will look back and WISH they hadn't done it, because they still can't read music.

      Thank you so much for this beautiful lens!

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      skefflingecho 5 years ago from Tobermory Ontario

      Wow what a great collection of music resources!

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      Beverly Lemley 5 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      Great compilation and helpful directions ~ I enjoyed your lense! B : )

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      nigel7725 5 years ago

      My musical talent is limited to playing the stereo but it was good to read your lens.

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      sustainableartist 5 years ago

      Thanks for making this. I've always wanted to learn how to read music, looks like there are many ways to get started :)

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      Art-Aspirations 5 years ago

      An excellent list of resources. Thanks for taking the time and effort to put this together.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Wow, very comprehensive look at reading music and other basics.

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      Thanks, very informative, it has gotten me to want to really study music (have played guitar for over 25 years, but never learned to read music) always used tab. Great Lens. Looking for Vinyl Records? Visit: Rare 45 Vinyl Records

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      rbarfield1980 5 years ago

      I played the flute in middle school and high school and was first chair for most of the time. I wanted to go join an Orchestra, but got married instead. :) Thank you for the lens, it was great.

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      Thanks for Sharing informative lens !!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing this, I played the piano as a kid, and as such, learned how to sight read music, but I'm a little rusty. This has definitely helped and will continue to help as I get back into playing the piano. Thanks!

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      @JoeLaBarbera LM: yes, I have to 100% agree :0

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      JoeLaBarbera LM 5 years ago

      Great lens. Good information.

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      Sunflower Susan 5 years ago

      What a great amount of information you've given. Reading music is a skill that will always be helpful through life and you've shown so many way of learning it. Good job!

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      RavenRunner 5 years ago

      Thanks for this list of resources! Great lens!

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      OldStones LM 5 years ago

      Wow, this is a comprehensive list of resources. I would love to learn to read standard notation. I think I will be spending some time here perusing the links. Great Job!!!

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      Kim 5 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      WOW thats quite a bit of information thank goodness somene is informative & detailed

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      dahlia369 5 years ago

      Nicely done and great resource. Blessed! :)

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      @Nancy Hardin: It may be something with the tuning peg not holding your pitch. Hope the shop is able to straighten it out for you. I know that can be frustrating. :)

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 5 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Wow! You really know your music stuff! I'm just having trouble tuning my zither, even though I supposedly have perfect pitch. But there's one note I can't see to get right! I'm going to take it to a guitar shop and get it over with...maybe they can get that note right. Thanks for a really informative lens, and congratulations on your purple star!

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      jc91583 5 years ago

      People underestimate the power of learning to read music. Thanks for the great information. Keep up the great work.

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      Rankography 5 years ago

      nice lens with lots of helpful info. thanks for sharing.

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      Nice

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      Deeksha 5 years ago

      I had the same problem. I love to play but I was unable to. This lens has inspired me now. Lets try.

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      cwkerns lm 5 years ago

      Excellent lens. Very thorough.

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      Awesome lens!!

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      Jules Corriere 6 years ago from Jonesborough TN

      Thank you for all of these music resources for beginners like me!

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      agoofyidea 6 years ago

      Lots of great resources on this lens. Thanks.

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      Patbinc 6 years ago

      Wow...what a resource filled lens you have here! thanks for the effort and time taken to put this together, you have done the hard work so now the rest of us can enjoy! Thanks

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      whyamiwealthy 6 years ago

      this is an excellent lens showing the importance of music theory. truly helpful for those who play musical instruments, those who enjoy music for the pure pleasure of it, and for composers who'd like to continuously create music to express themselves. well done!

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      whyamiwealthy 6 years ago

      this is a great lens on the importance of music theory in learning and creating music, as well as for providing sources in learning it. music theory is truly helpful as one plays and expresses one's self a musical instrument like a guitar or especially as one composes songs. keep up the great work on this lens!

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      Geeve 6 years ago

      You have produced a great resource lens, well done. Blessed :)

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      jessicahoward 6 years ago

      Wow, thank you for all these great resources! I'm sure they will help me as attempt to get a better understanding of music......I'm doubly pleased to be able to give you your 100th thumbs up ... Thank you sharing such a nice lens

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      Vinduespudser 6 years ago

      Cool lens, don't think ill ever learn how to read music though:)

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      Jennie Hennesay 6 years ago from Lubbock TX

      Wonderful lens. Maybe if I'd had a fun music teacher I might have been able to master the bass cleff as well as treble, and learn a little more about music theory. :)

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      khellogs 6 years ago

      When I had Home service Piano Teacher, That is why 'til now the music is in my heart. Thanks for sharing a wonderful lens!

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      mellex lm 6 years ago from Australia

      Excellent resources!!

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      Marigold Tortelli 6 years ago

      Thanks for the information. I'm learning how to play an instrument and would get great use out of learning how to read music.

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      rewards4life info 6 years ago

      I used to play the piano and could read music at a basic level. I wish I had kept it up and have felt urges the older I have got to start playing the piano again, maybe this is a sign. Fantastic resources for any level of musician.

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 6 years ago from Ljubljana

      Great list of resources. Thank you!

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      efriedman 6 years ago

      Good resource for learning or teaching music.

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      Runnn 6 years ago

      I never good in art and music but appreciate thos with these talents.

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      Chris-H LM 6 years ago

      Wow, thank you for all these great resources! I'm sure they will help me as attempt to get a better understanding of music.

      I'm doubly pleased to be able to give you your 100th thumbs up :p

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      Pam Irie 6 years ago from Land of Aloha

      As a child my piano teacher worked with me using flash cards. I had forgotten all about them until reading your lens. Wish I'd kept up with my studies.