Working With Sheet Music…
Music Is often defined as the orderly presentation of silence and sound.
Beat, is the steady underlying pulse or flow found in all music.
Rhythm Is the combinations of short sounds, long sounds and silences or pauses.
To tell you when and for how long to play (or not to play), writers use musical notation. The most common rhythmic notation symbols are illustrated and animated below:
Play the music and Listen.Count the beats as you study the music.
Practice the song slowly without the music playing.
Visualize on the A Power chord pictured at left.
Play Along with the song along with the recording on you guitar.