Basic score-reading worksheets
5 short score-reading worksheets each with 10 simple questions. Topics covered are: naming notes (pitches and simple rhythm) in treble and bass clef, translating basic foreign terms and symbols (tempo and dynamics), simple time signatures, suggesting appropriate instruments based on range.

Most appropriate for beginner music theory students (grade 1-2), key stage 3 classes or new GCSE students with little or no theory background. More advanced (grade 5) questions available here:

Excerpts: Dissonance Quartet (Mozart, opening), In the Bleak (Holst, opening), Grieg Piano Concerto (piano part, opening), Star Wars theme (melody), Ode to Joy (melody).
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  • Dissonance-quartet-opening.pdf
  • Grieg-piano-concerto.pdf
  • In-The-Bleak-(Holst).pdf
  • Ode-to-Joy-melody.pdf
  • Star-wars-theme.pdf

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Created: Jun 21, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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