Reading Music Free Course

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Course By

Dan Hawkins


The Very Basics

Length: 5 minutes

– Find the notes on the bass.
– Identify the names of the notes on the stave.
– Identify where that note is located on the fretboard.
– Recognise some simple rhythms.

Rhythms and Rests

Length: 5 minutes

– Time signatures.
– Rhythms.
– Rests.
– Dotted notes.


Length: 4 minutes

Counting is crucial when putting all you’ve learnt before together. Here, we will go through how to count and subdivide the beats.

Reading Exercises

Length: 17 minutes

Reading exercises with and without TAB and with MP3 examples showing how it should sound.