Where can I learn how to read music?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by TeenBassPlayer, Jun 20, 2003.

  1. TeenBassPlayer


    Jun 19, 2003
    Hey, do you guys know anywhere on the internet I can learn to read music for free?
  2. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    This one doesn't look to bad.


    just do a google search for "free online music lessons" you'll get a lot of hits.
  3. Josh Curry

    Josh Curry

    May 29, 2003
    Frisco, TX
    No Problem. I really think you're better off spending some money and getting a book or 2. I have all of my students start with "Mel Bay's Electric Bass Guitar Method Level 1". This book will at least teach you to read music as it relates to the Bass guitar. I think it's $6.99.
  4. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Don't forget libraries may have a book or two on reading music you can borrow.
  5. I ordered a book a few weeks ago titled "Basic Music Theory: How to read, write, and understand written music" by Jonathan Harnum. Excellent book. And, it is fun to read. Look it up on Amazon. Its worth every penny.
  6. chardin


    Sep 18, 2000
  7. James S

    James S

    Apr 17, 2002
    New Hampshire
  8. i still highly recommend my book. im serious. it makes it all so easy.