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Reading Music on `Ukulele Series - Reading in Open Position

Music notation is the Lingua franca of amateur and professional musicians alike

Published: 02 Jan 2006 Updated: 29 May 2021Visits: 41Code: UKEREAD1P-i

Topic: Reading ukulele Subjects: Reading Beginner Intermediate Advanced

Reading Music on `Ukulele Series - Reading in Open Position

This series of lessons will allow you finally, to check that Reading item off your music To Do list. Learning to read standard music notation opens a world of music to you. Music notation is the Lingua franca of amateur and professional musicians alike. There is a distinction between reading and sight reading. Reading is not as hard as you think with the right plan of attack. Especially on a ukulele.

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