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#1040846 - 12/19/08 12:45 PM Reading Keyboard Music (method)?
citznmag Offline
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Registered: 11/30/08
Posts: 10
Loc: New York
Hello! New here and been lurking for a while. Wondering if anyone here has heard of this method. I am new to piano/keyboard and ordered this course about a week ago. It's taught my Merrilee Webb. (Found it through YouTube searching for online instruction.) Have only done week one of the 16-week course and so far it seems pretty easy. Bottom line, regardless of method, I know it's about practise, practise, practise.

Anyone familiar with this method and can share pros and cons?

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#1040847 - 12/19/08 06:39 PM Re: Reading Keyboard Music (method)?
FishWagon Offline
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Registered: 11/23/08
Posts: 38
Loc: Dacula, GA
Not familiar with that method (or any method for that matter, I'm a beginner as well ) but I wanted to welcome you to the forums!!
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#1040848 - 12/19/08 08:15 PM Re: Reading Keyboard Music (method)?
citznmag Offline
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Registered: 11/30/08
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Thank you Rich--glad to be here!

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#1040849 - 12/19/08 08:29 PM Re: Reading Keyboard Music (method)?
Brida Offline
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Registered: 12/19/08
Posts: 3
Loc: Arizona
Hello,
I am not familiar with this method but this is a good beggining.
My suggestions: After you're familiar with the position of each note in the pentagram, I suggest you practice reading songs and adding also the rhytm.
There is a Book called: Preparatory School by Ferninand Beyer. This is a good book that will teach you the basics (This is a very popular book in music schools).
Also you can check this website: http://www.notationmachine.com/how_to_read_sheetmusic/reading_rhythms_exercises.htm

Good luck!!
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#1040850 - 12/20/08 02:47 PM Re: Reading Keyboard Music (method)?
citznmag Offline
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Registered: 11/30/08
Posts: 10
Loc: New York
Thanks for suggestions, Brida \:\) .

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