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johnmarkpainter
11-12-2006, 10:11 PM
I am terrible at Piano notation. Can anyone recommend a good book or online source that could help me?

Thanks,
John

rwayland
11-12-2006, 10:25 PM
I am terrible at Piano notation. Can anyone recommend a good book or online source that could help me?

Thanks,
John

Music Notation: A Manual of Modern Practice by Gardner Read is my primary reference. If you can't locate it, I can look up a source, hiding somewhere on this computer.

Richard

rwayland
11-12-2006, 10:53 PM
Well, I found the source.

Music Notation, Gardner Read, found at

NPC Imaging
http://www.npcimaging.com/books/Books.htm

Richard

Rhap2
11-12-2006, 11:41 PM
John:

The Gardner Read notation book is a JEWEL. You will never need anything else unless you go into writing in the modern idiom, then I would recommend "Music Notation in the Twentieth Century" by Kurt Stone.

With these two books, you are set for the rest of your life. Believe me, it's true.

Jack

johnmarkpainter
11-12-2006, 11:46 PM
Thanks,

I think that the Gardner book is what I had in school (a long time ago!)

jmp