Read Music Fast! Sight Reading Trick - Jin's Theory

Learn reading music notes techniques; Change your way to practice sight reading
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

What is the course about?

This course summarizes music notes reading techniques for treble clef and bass clef, and introduces two excellent practice methods, which I call them: silver method and golden method. They are all proved to work on my students. If you have any trouble in sight reading, this course is the correct one for you!


Why take this course?

If you pick up a music piece very slow because of sight reading; if you are still reading notes one by one; if you take more than 10s to read 4 bars; if you cannot handle to read both treble and bass clefs together, come to join this course!


How is the course structured?

This course starts with the introduction to several musical terms in 5 lessons. If you know these terms very well, you can skip this part. After that, reading techniques for treble clef and bass clef are taught separately. Hints from myself will be introduced as well. Finally, it is my silver and golden practice method.


What are the requirements?

  • No prior music theory background required, but prepare your paper and pen!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Read music notes fast and correctly
  • Master correct sight reading practice method

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for music learners who have trouble in reading music notes or who read notes really slow in sight reading or learning music theory. No prior music theory background required.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome and Introduction
01:34

This is a short introduction to this course and explain why you should take it.

Section 2: Introduction to Fundamental Musical Terms
01:20

This is an introduction to staff, treble clef and bass clef. If you already know these terms, you could skip this lesson.

02:05

This is an introduction on key signature and accidentals, plus how they work together. If you already know these terms, you could skip this lesson.

01:31

This is an introduction course on letter notation and solfege name, also their relationship. If you already know these terms, you could skip this lesson.

02:14

This is an introduction on intervals. It will help you to understand the relationship between music notes better. If you already know these terms, you could skip this lesson.

03:55

This is an introduction to chords and triads. Different kinds of triads will be discussed as well.

Section 3: Treble Clef (G Clef) Techniques
01:21

Here is the general technique on treble clef. By remembering this, it will help you identify notes on the lines and in the spaces quicker.

01:16

Several important positions will be introduced in this lesson. By remembering this position, it will help you to read notes in treble clef.

01:42

If you count letter very slowly, this technique would be useful to you. It will help you to count faster.

Section 4: Bass Clef (F Clef) Techniques
01:02

In this lesson, a general technique on bass clef will be introduced. By remembering this, it will help you to identify the notes in the spaces.

02:09

Several important note positions will be introduced in this lesson. While the important position method is more useful in bass clef other than treble clef, since the notes in bass clef vary a lot and may keep jumping.

02:09

In this lesson, I will introduce the most useful and important technique for bass clef. By taking this lesson, it will change your way to read bass clef. I am sure you will see a new world!

Section 5: Sight Reading Hints
02:09

In this lesson, I will give 5 hints on the sight reading. They are not specific to any clef, but they are useful. Please keep all of them in mind.

Section 6: Practice Method
01:56

Silver practice method will be introduced in this lesson. It is used to practice grand staff. If you need some exercise worksheets, please refer to the next section.

02:50

Golden practice method, the most valuable thing in this course, will be introduced in this lesson. One example will be explained in this lesson, two more is coming in the next one.

03:21

In this lesson, two more examples will be explained for the golden method. If you need any exercise worksheet, please refer to the next section.

Section 7: Practice Worksheet
1 page

Practice worksheet for treble clef

7 pages

Practice worksheet for bass clef

89 pages

Practice worksheet for both hands in grand staff

1 page

Practice worksheet for both hands in grand staff

16 pages

Practice worksheet for both hands in grand staff

19 pages

Practice worksheet for both hands in grand staff

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Instructor Biography

Yanjin Luo, A Passionate Teacher

Yanjin Luo is a passionate teacher in music, including music theory, piano and Pipa.

Yanjin has her own way to understand music theory, which makes her students' life much easier. For music theory, she is the holder of ABRSM Grade 8, ABRSM Grade 5, and CCOM Grade 1.

Yanjin's instruments are piano and Pipa (A Chinese instrument). She holds ABRSM Grade 8 in piano, and CCOM Grade 6 in Pipa.

Her students are very diverse, from age 3 to age 29, from students to investment bankers. She is always working on improving the way to explain music theory and techniques to her students. Yanjin believes that everyone can understand music very well.

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