Table of Contents Note Reading

 

Note Reading is divided into 10 chapters. The basics are contained in Chapter 1. Natural notes up to and including Chapter 6. Accidentals. The principles of reading notes are explained in these six chapters and the exercises.

  • Chapter 7. Ledger Lines is the continuation of Chapter 5. Reading All Notes.
  • Chapter 8. C-clef s intended for instruments which use the C-clef (such as viola, bassoon, cello and double bass).
  • Chapter 9. F-clef is intended for voices and instruments which use the F-clef (such as bass, baritone, bassoon, trombone, double bass).
  • Chapter 10. G-clef is intended for voices and instruments which use the G-clef (such as soprano, violin, trumpet, guitar, hobo, clarinet).

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Chapter 1: Natural notes

  • The structure of the piano keyboard.
  • Names of the white keys, the natural notes.

Exercises

  • Exercise 1: Natural notes: practise the names of the white keys.

Chapter 2: Staff

  • Notation the natural notes on a staff.
  • Introduction of clefs.

Chapter 3: Clefs

  • The application of clefs.
  • The C-clef, F-clef and G-clef.

Chapter 4: Grand staff

  • The two staves used for the piano.
  • Using the F-clef and G-clef.
  • Learn to read smart notes.

Exercises

  • Exercise 2a: Smart notes: practice reading smart notes.
  • Exercise 2b: Smart notes with time limit: practice reading smart notes with time limit of 4 minutes.

Chapter 5: Reading all notes

  • The use of smart notes.
  • Learn to read all notes.

Exercises

  • Exercise 3a: Reading G-clef notes.
  • Exercise 3b: Reading F-clef notes.
  • Exercise 3c: Reading all notes: practice reading all notes.
  • Exercise 3d: Reading all notes with time limit: practice reading all notes with time limit of 4 minutes.
  • Exercise 3e: Reading all notes with invisible clef.

Chapter 6: Accidentals

  • The names of the notes with a sharp and flat.
  • Learn to read notes with a sharp and flat.
  • The names of the notes with a double sharp and double flat.
  • Learn to read notes with a double sharp and double flat.

Exercises

  • Exercise 4a: Accidentals: reading notes with sharp and flat.
  • Exercise 4b: Accidentals: reading notes with sharp and flat additional exercise.
  • Exercise 4c: Accidentals: reading notes with double sharp and double flat.

Chapter 7: Ledger Lines

  • The notation of notes above and below the staff.
  • The use of ledger lines.
  • Learn to read smart notes with ledger lines.
  • Learn to read all notes with ledger lines.

Exercises

  • Exercise 5a: Smart notes with ledger lines: practice reading smart notes.
  • Exercise 5b: Smart notes with ledger lines with time limit: practice reading smart notes with time limit of 3 minutes.
  • Exercise 6a: Reading all notes with ledger lines: practice reading all notes.
  • Exercise 6b: Reading all notes with ledger lines with time limit: practice reading all notes with time limit of 5 minutes.

Chapter 8: C-clef

  • Learn to read C-clef notes.
  • Alto clef and Tenor clef.
  • Learn to read smart notes.
  • Learn to read all notes.

Exercises

  • Exercise 7a: Alto clef: practice reading smart notes.
  • Exercise 7b: Alto clef: practice reading all notes in alto clef.
  • Exercise 7c: Tenor clef: practice reading smart notes.
  • Exercise 7d: Tenor clef: practice reading all notes in tenor clef.
  • Exercise 7e: Alto clef and Tenor clef: practice reading all notes in alto clef and tenor clef.

Chapter 9: F-clef

  • Learn to read F-clef notes.
  • Learn to read smart notes.
  • Learn to read all notes.

Exercises

  • Exercise 8a: F-clef: smart notes.
  • Exercise 8b: F-clef: smart notes with time limit.
  • Exercise 8c: F-clef: reading all notes.
  • Exercise 8d: F-clef: reading all notes with time limit.
  • Exercise 8e: F-clef: reading all notes with invisible clef.
  • Exercise 8f: F-clef: accidentals: sharps and flats.
  • Exercise 8g: F-clef: vaccidentals: double sharp and double flat.

Chapter 10: G-clef

  • Learn to read G-clef notes.
  • Learn to read smart notes.
  • Learn to read all notes.

Exercises

  • Exercise 9a: G-clef: smart notes.
  • Exercise 9b: G-clef: smart notes with time limit.
  • Exercise 9c: G-clef: reading all notes.
  • Exercise 9d: G-clef: reading all notes with time limit.
  • Exercise 9e: G-clef: reading all notes with invisible clef.
  • Exercise 9f: G-clef: accidentals: sharps and flats.
  • Exercise 9g: G-clef: vaccidentals: double sharp and double flat.