How to Count Music?

Answer While there are many musicians who can learn music by ear, most beginner musicians should learn how to read music. Part of reading music is the ability to "count" it, or how to know how long to hol... Read More »

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How to Count a Triplet in Music?

Counting triplets can be a challenge in learning music, due to the misconception that a triplet simply reflects three beats. A triplet refers to three beats that are evenly spaced, forming a steady... Read More »

How to Count Music with the Pie Game?

The Pie Game is a helpful, if not somewhat goofy way to count music. It is especially useful for teaching new rhythms to younger band students, and counting through music before you sightread it. W... Read More »

How to Count and Read Music in 3/4 Time?

So you just got that new song and you are so exited to play it, but then you notice something. That says 3/4 time, not 4/4 time. What are you going to do now?