How to Read Music

A 6-part course with Bill Graham Music

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Course Overview

Baffled by sheet music? This brief course from Bill Graham Music demystifies the basics of musical language. Start by learning what a sound is and how sound relates to length, pitch, volume, and timbre. Then discover the fundamentals of rhythm, and learn how notes combine to form measures. Finally discover melody, and learn how to read basic sheet music, including the symbols for sharps and flats. By the end of this course, you will feel confident reading basic sheet music.


  • Total Time 16 min
  • Lessons 6
  • Exercises 14
  • 12 CQ

6 Lessons in This Course

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