Learn to read music, once and for all. The jazz solfeggio course is designed for the modern musician. The exercises are taken from the jazz, blues and rock repertoire. In the first part of the course you learn the position of the notes on the staff and the most common musical values.
Musical notes and the staff
In the first module, you will learn to read the notes on the staff and to know the values of semibreve, minim and quarter note.
How the staff works
The minim and the minim rest
Quarter note and one-quarter rest
How to memorise notes in spaces and notes on the lines
The note D on the fourth line
Quarter rest on the first movement
4/4 time and minim rest
Combination of different values within the measure.
Step motion: ascending and descending scale
Different combinations in 4/4 time
3/4 and dotted minim
The note F on the fifth line
Notes above the staff: the note G
Third, fourths and fifths skips. The notes below the staff.
In the second module, you will complete the study of sound extension signs: dotted notes, tie and fermata. You will also begin to read leger lines notes above the staff.
3/4 time, Jazz Waltz
The interval of thirds
Sound extension marks: dotted minim and fermata
Leger lines notes: the note A abow the staff
Rests symbols and expression marks
Notes above the stave, the syncope figure
In the third module you learn to read notes above the staff. The exercises use a variety of skips, and the figure of the syncope is introduced, making the rhythm more varied and interesting.
The difference between sound extension dot and staccato dot
Leger line notes, above the staff
Leger line notes: the note D above the staff
Step motion and thirds skips
Leger line notes below the staff: the note G below the staff