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Note Speller, Book 1

By John W. Schaum

Book 1. This edition: Revised. Method/Instruction; Piano - Schaum Method Supplement. Note Reading. Instructional book. With standard notation and instructional text. 36 pages. Schaum Publications, Inc. #00-EL00159A. Published by Schaum Publications, Inc. (AP.EL00159A).

Item Number: AP.EL00159A

ISBN 9780769234533. 9x12 inches. English.

The Schaum NOTE SPELLER has the unqualified testimonial of thousands of teachers who pronounce it "The Best." Musical facts, beginning with line and space numbers are taught. Students learn by doing, since this book is in workbook form. This saves valuable lesson time, and immediately shows any mistakes in the beginner's thinking. Book 1 of 2.

  • Lines And Spaces 
  • Number Names Of LInes And Spaces 
  • Note Writing From Number Names 
  • Treble Clef Lines 
  • Treble Clef Spaces 
  • Treble Note Writing 
  • Treble Clef Spelling 
  • Bass Clef Lines 
  • Bass Clef Spaces 
  • Bass Note Writing 
  • Bass Clef Spelling 
  • How To Read Sharps, Flats And Naturals 
  • Sharps, Flats And Naturals In The Bass Clef 
  • How To keep The Slogans Straight 
  • Using Both Clefs 
  • Further Drill On Both Clefs 
  • Sharps, Flats and Naturals In Both Clefs 
  • How Stems Are Placed On Notes 
  • Learning The Time Value Names 
  • Identifying The Time Value Names 
  • How Rests Are Named 
  • Correlating Note And Rest Names 
  • Putting In Measure Bar Lines 
  • Inner Leger Line (Below Treble And Above Bass) 
  • Inner Leger Line Spelling 
  • Outer Leger Lines (Above Treble And Below Bass) 
  • Outer Leger Line Spelling 
  • Half-Steps And Whole Steps (White Keys) 
  • Half-Steps And Whole Steps (With Accidentals) 
  • Enharmonic Note Writing 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Nazareth PA
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  • February 19, 2018 Confusing Order

    The Note Spellers and Theory Lessons are supposed to go with the course books as follows:Pre A = Theory 1A = Note Speller 1B = Theory 2C = Note Speller 2D = Theory 3E = Rhythm SpellerF = Harmony 1G = Harmony 2

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  • 5

    Clovis, CA
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  • January 01, 2018 Note Speller Book One

    A terrific book to use on its own or as a supplement with other theory books. I usually use Fundamentals Of Piano Theory by Keith Snell. This is a great supplement to use with that since both have things the other doesn’t. This way, students get the full complement...

    of knowledge they need to become well-rounded musicians.

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  • 5

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  • September 05, 2017 Wish I would've known sooner.

    What a great way for kids (and adults) to learn piano notes. I wish I would've known about this book a year ago when my kids started piano. It's the way to go.

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  • 5

    San Jose CA
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  • October 31, 2016 Schaum Notespeller Book One

    I am a piano teacher and have been using this for years. I also was a student that learned out of this and it was really helpful. I like to use it in the beginning and then follow up with the Schaum Theory books as well. It was has really...

    helped my students with the note reading and with reading sharps and flats as well.

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  • 5

    Prosser, WA
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  • August 22, 2011 Note Speller

    A great teaching tool. It blends notes, values and what students learned in step by step learning and review. A must for any piano teacher.

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