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Note Reading Exercises

Click here for a bass clef note reading exercise covering first position on D and A strings

 

Click here for a bass clef note reading exercise covering first position on G, D and A strings

 

Click here for a bass clef note reading exercise covering first position on C, G, D and A strings

 

Click here for a bass clef note reading exercise with a range from open C string to 4th position on the A string

 

Click here for a tenor clef note reading exercise with a range from open A string to D above the mid-string harmonic.

Other Note Reading Resources

Bass Clef Note Reading

Note Values Handout

Rhythm Blocks handout

Penny Staff
courtesy of my MacPhail colleague, Faith Farr

Basic Cello Fingering
courtesy of my MacPhail colleague, Faith Farr 

Music Reading Game: StaffWars

StaffWars is a great game to help students hone their note-reading skills. It is available as apps for iOS and Androis, as well as for Windows.  Details at The Music Interactive.

"Rhythm Blocks" and "Rhythm Dictation" Games

 

 

 


I can also recommend both the Rhythm Blocks and the Rhythm Dictation games for honing rhythm skills, both of which can be calibrated to various levels of difficulty. These are available for free download at The Music Interactive website.