Reading for `Ukulele Series - C Tuning

Reading music at the Pro level.

Published: Feb 17, 2014 Updated: Dec 26, 2014

ukulele | Subjects: intermediateadvancedreading

This is a series of lessons for reading music for ukulele at a pro level.

Reading Music can be thought of on many different levels. 1) the ability to slowly and painfully work out the written music. 2) the ability to hear the music by looking at the notation. 3) the ability to notate your ideas in standard music notation. 4) the ability to read music as you read a book or an article. 5) the ability to communicate with other musicians in the written language of music. 6) the ability to learn songs that you've never heard.


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