Learn VIOLIN Lesson 11: How to Read Music Notes for Violin | EASY BEGINNER TUTORIAL

by | Sep 7, 2020 | Music Theory, Start to Play | 2 comments

Learn to read notes as a beginner violinist in just 20 minutes with this crash course!

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You’ll learn:

  • How to know which note to play and how long from the sheet music
  • Why we start playing the violin with all those sharps and flats
  • How to play all four fingers on all four strings from sheet music

Video content

02:26 first notes on the violin on all strings

05:26 scales, sharps and a little music theory

13:46 reading tunes you play in sheet music

15:39 note length and rhythm (and a delicious pie)

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  1. Luvenia Spotswood

    Thanks for such an informative lesson.



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