Space Notes – Reading Music Lesson #5

This reading music lesson is a supplement to the Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory self-study workbook. While no book is perfect for learning how to read music, this is one of the best available. The concise explanations, brief practice exercises, ear-training CD’s, glossary of music terms, and answer key make it an excellent value. Buy this top-rated self-study course for beginners to advanced musicians and follow along with me.
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What are Space Notes?

As you’ve probably already guessed, space notes are any type of music note without a line running through it.

They fit in between two lines of the music staff.

Can you see how these notes do not cross over a line?

space notes

Space notes fit within the spaces of a staff.

They are just nestled in there all warm and cozy…

The next thing we’re going to do is learn what the names of these notes are.

Before we do that, we need to have a lesson on the music alphabet. Head on over to Music Alphabet – Reading Music Lesson #6


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