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Friday, September 02, 2016

This video perfectly nails the ridiculousness of learning to read sheet music | Classic FM

Please, take a look at this very funny guide to reading sheet music as shown below.

Photo: Classic FM

"Perfect for anyone who’s weary of learning when it’s OK to call the notes by their real names." summarizes Daniel Ross, Journalist, writer etc.

Learning to read music is not a task for the fainthearted. Like any foreign language, it has rules aplenty, except when it doesn’t, in which case you just have to guess. And that’s the basis of this hilarious video:

How to Read Sheet Music

Additional resources

A choral arrangement of the tune David Cameron hummed outside Downing Street, sung by members of NZ Youth Choir

A simple 10-step guide to writing an amazing fugue | By Kyle Macdonald & William Godfree.

How To Read Sheet Music - The Basics  - Thomandy Piano

Source: Classic FM and Julian Cianciolo Channel (YouTube)

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