A lot of people think music is difficult to read–but it’s not. It’s actually the simplest written language there is. And once you get the basics down, the rewards will last a lifetime.
Whether it’s classical, rock, hip hop, techno, reggae, ambient, country, folk, jazz or anything else, music is written and recognized in the same way throughout most of the world.
Learning how to read music is a significant step toward eventually being able to play, sing or even write any song you want. And while this 2torial won’t turn you into the next Duke Ellington overnight, it will provide the skills you need for a basic read.