Reading music… simplified

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In “How to Read Music” – a recent video from the TEDEd: “Lessons Worth Sharing” series – composer Tim Hansen aptly compares a musical score to an actor’s script. While a script tells an actor what to say and when to say it, a musical score tells a performer what to play and when to play it.

Hansen creates a fresh and simple approach to learning to read music by covering a few basic elements like notes, bars, staves, and clefs. Watch the video below:

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