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Musical Score

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Komakino, Mar 30, 2001.

  1. Hey guys,

    I'm trying to learn to read music properly, at least a little bit, but short of actually buying a book (because I'm a bit broke right now!) I can't find anything on the internet.

    What I'd like to get hold of is the bass score to something like "In the Hall of the Mountain King" or some simple pop songs, things I'd be familiar with but not enough to already know them without reading the music. I know this probably doesn't help much, but any starting point would be appreciated.

  2. Boplicity

    Boplicity Supporting Member

    A web site that has lessons and exercises in reading music is:


    It has a course called the Libster reading course which has sixteen separate classes in reading Standard notation at no cost.

    Adam Nitti also has an interesting class called "Intervalic Sight Reading" at:


    Those two sites should help you a lot.

    I don't know where you can get classical sheet music for free on the Internet, but maybe the guys down in the Double Bass forum know web sites for that. Check them out.

  3. Boplicity

    Boplicity Supporting Member

    I just found a web site that lets you download the first page of sheet music for free and they have a lengthy list of classical composers. Check out:


    I also found this web site that has some free sheet music in different styles of music. You can also request what you songs you want if you don't see them listed. The web site owner also gives free bass lessons on line.
    I hope this link works.

    http://www.angelfire.com/music/crescalona/sheetmusic.htm jo
  4. Thanks for the response guys. In case anyone else is in the same situation, I just found
    www.music-scores.com which has a lot of notation in pdf format.

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