Behind Bars: The Definitive Guide to Music Notation

Contents

  1. GENERAL CONVENTIONS
    1. Ground Rules
    2. Chords - Dotted notes - Ties
    3. Accidentals and Key Signatures
    4. Dynamics and Articulation
    5. Grace Notes, Arpeggiated Chords, Trills, Glissandos and Vibrato
    6. Metre
    7. Tuplets
    8. Repeat Signs
  2. IDIOMATIC NOTATION
    1. Woodwind and Brass
    2. Percussion
    3. Keyboard
    4. Harp
    5. Classical Guitar
    6. Strings
    7. Vocal Music
  3. LAYOUT AND PRESENTATION
    1. Preparing Materials
    2. Score Layout
    3. Part Preparation
    4. Electroacoustic Music
    5. Freedom and Choice

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Behind Bars: The Definitive Guide to Music Notation by Elaine Gould
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