Site reading is the skill of reading and performing a piece of music written in standard music notation. These lessons focus on the study of this skill starting at the most basic level. It also covers reading tablature and lead sheets
Reading Charts and Lead Sheets
In this lesson we will be learning how to read a chart (also referred to as a Lead Sheet) so you can easily follow along with songs.
How To Read Tablature
In this lesson we will learn how to read tablature. Tablature is a form of musical notation indicating instrument fingering rather than musical pitches. It is very common with string and fretted instruments.
In this lesson Ashley discusses reading time signatures in basic music notation. In writing music on paper, time signatures are used to measure the pulse of the music.
Basic Note Lengths
In this lesson we will be learning about basic note lengths and reading rhythm in written music notation.