Youtube videos

by Pablo
(Moorestown, NJ, USA)

I am fascinated with your website but, since I am a visual learner, what Youtube videos do you recommend for learning to read and practice music the same way you describe in your website?

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Jan 02, 2016
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by: Anonymous

Thank you for the detail response Mr. Horsey. I am looking forward for watching at your YouTube videos in early 2016! I am a beginner and would like to learn to read and practice music the right way! I am 100% confident that your method will help me to achieve that!

Nov 22, 2015
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by: Simon

Hi Pablo,

There are lots of videos on YouTube that teach music reading - if you search for 'learn music notes' you will find literally hundreds. I'm not sure how many of them teach A - C - E - G - B - D - F as a method though. Probably most work on EGBDF/FACE for the G (treble) clef and GBDFA/ACEG for the F (bass) clef as this is what most people teach as that is what most people learned. I like A - C - E - G - B - D - F as I have found that it works well with students I teach and they learn to read music quickly and fluently.

Maybe just do a search and watch the first few seconds of a few videos or skip to the middle and see if it looks like something that can help you.

I'm actually in the middle of putting some online courses together using the A - C - E - G - B - D - F method of learning to read music but they won't be ready until early 2016 I'd say. I know it is much better to be 'taught' music reading for many people rather than just reading the info on a website!

If you find any really good YouTube videos that work for you as a visual learner please come back and leave a link in the comments to help other readers out who have the same issue.

If you have signed up on the pop up on the website I will be emailing when the course is ready. Do you think a live workshop on reading music would help? This might be something I could do via Google Hangouts if enough people are interested.

Good luck with your music reading. Keep at it - once you can read music you have that skill forever, and whatever instrument or style you play in, it will enhance your playing!


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