Need help reading music.

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Jay3
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I can't read music for shit. Can anyone tell me how to start/learn how to read music? I'd love to be able to, just can't :oops: .
MarkRobinson
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For the method behind the madness, buy Guthrie Govans Creative Guitar Book 1.

Then buy some sheet music and practice! :D
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'Musician's Guide to Reading and Writing Music' by Dave Stewert. It's well written, easy to understand and removes the bull pooh-pooh! He also has an excellent sense of humour which aids the learning process.
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I posted this link in the "lick a day" thread and thought I'd put it here as well. This link makes reading guitar tabs easy :) http://guitar.about.com/library/blhowtoreadtab.htm
Take it easy and give it time 8)
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another virtuoso
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http://www.practicespot.com/sightreading/

site reading generator.
pretty neat tool.



if there's anything in the actual reading part of it that you cant figure out, let us know
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Thanks, I'm a begginer and dont know nothing about reading, I like the datadragon, just my learning style. The practice spot doesnt explain nothing, just brings you to the reading. :shock:
Jay3
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slash89 wrote:I posted this link in the "lick a day" thread and thought I'd put it here as well. This link makes reading guitar tabs easy :) http://guitar.about.com/library/blhowtoreadtab.htm
Take it easy and give it time 8)
Haha. .wow thanks man. I meant notation though. :D
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Mel Bay, that is how everyone learned.....It's quite simple realy, at least for most rock music, but when you get into Vai it can be challenging.

It's bascicaly just simple math.
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belive me i canplay but if someone put a song infront of me id go aaaaaaaaa and just blank out. this is becuase i have always used tabliture and it is much easier to read and easier to wright :oops: :D
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