Your Time to Play – Sample Pages

Joanne-Jolee-Your-Time-to-Play-welcomx250Following are sample pages from Book One of ‘Your Time to Play’ The course begins with the assumption that you know nothing about music and the first lessons clearly explain the beginning fundamentals. If you have had any previous music lessons then this will be good review. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments. Joanne Jolee

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The theory worksheet reinforces the music facts you learn in the lesson. If you click or touch the page, it will open up so that you can print it out (right click on the page). Check the answer key at the end of the worksheet to see if you have understood the lesson.

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You will also find helpful video tips along the way like this extra lesson on finding your first note, Middle C


Lesson 3 provides more of the essential rudiments of music that will enable you to read and play absolutely any style of music – from classical to popular.

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Here is another helpful video lesson regarding the numbering of fingers:


The journey to learn music in so many many ways parallels the journey through life. Throughout the course you will find inspiring stories and motivating quotes.

Your Time to Play - Progress (2)
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Your Time to Play - Progress (2)
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By Lesson 6 you will be reading your first music pieces! Step-by-step we add one note, or concept which allows you plenty of time to absorb what you’re learning. Listen to the audio demonstration of the piece with a metronome clicking and hear the correct timing. When you can play the piece perfectly, have fun playing along with the accompaniment track.

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The theory worksheets not only give you practice with the new musical concept, but offer review and practice of previously learned facts.

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Listen to the audio demonstration, play along with the accompaniment, and watch the video (below the music) to observe the correct placement for your hands.



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Your fingers have muscles which need to be stretched and strengthened. Finger exercises are assigned on the lesson pages and give further practice with the notes and theory concepts you are learning.
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Listen to Exercise 3


Listen to Exercise 4


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Your Time to Play-starting-theory answer Key

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Your Time to Play-starting-theory answer Key
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Your Time to Play-starting-theory answer Key

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Your Time to Play-starting-theory answer Key

 

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