Ready to Read Music
Sequential Lessons in Music Reading Readiness
By Jay Althouse
Item: 00-40031
UPC: 038081446882
ISBN 10: 0739096702
ISBN 13: 9780739096703
PRICE: $29.99
Category: General Music and Classroom Publications
Format: Comb Bound Book & Data CD (Enhanced CD)
This book is packed with four sequential units of eight lessons each, all designed to prepare your students to read music. Most of the lessons are followed by a page of exercises, ideal for student assessment. As a bonus, there are page after page of large, reproducible music symbols, which are great for bulletin boards and flash card learning. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.
The Water Is Wide, a performance piece
Ready to Read Music Certificate
2. More About Loud and Soft
6. Time Signature
7. Dots
8. Ties
Unit 3 -- Pitch
7. Vocal Music
5. Beats
1. Note Names in the Treble Clef
5. Sharp and Flat
1. Rests
2. Whole Rest and Half Rest
3. Quarter Rest and Eighth Rest
4. Barlines and Measures
Unit 2 -- Rhythm
5. Whole Note
6. Half Note
7. Quarter Note
8. Eighth Note
4. Notes
3. How Fast? How Slow?
4. Staccato and Fermata
5. Accent, Tenuto, and Marcato
6. Repeats, First and Second Endings
8. Putting It All Together (L'il Liza Jane)
The Symbols of Music
Review Answer Key
2. Note Names in the Bass Clef
3. Ledger Lines
4. Grand Staff
Unit 4 -- More Musical Symbols and Terms
1. How Loud? How Soft?
6. Key Signatures
7. Naming Key Signatures
8. Natural Sign and Accidentals
Unit 1 -- Staff, Clefs, Notes
1. The Staff
2. Treble Clef
3. Bass Clef