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Name: How to Read Music
ID: m43040
Language: English (en)
Summary: Written music can show you how to play a piece of music that you've heard, remind you how to play a piece that you don't have memorized, or teach you a piece you've never heard before. Here are some suggestions for getting started.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: common notation, music notation, read music, sheet music, staff
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: May 24, 2011 5:00 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Feb 8, 2012 10:20 am +0000

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Version: 1.1 Feb 8, 2012 10:20 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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