Poll: Do You Know Notes?
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#1
Can you take a piece of sheet music and play it on the guitar?
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#3
Yes.
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#4
maybe...
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#6
A little.
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#7
very very VERY slowly.

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#11
decently, I can't play a piece smoothly on first-sight, but after like five minutes I can make out a song as lnog as there isn't too many flats or sharps everywhere.
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#12
I can't sight read it like I do on the piano but I can figure it out
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#13
I could eventually, but not sightreading. I know the notes on the staff from piano and school band, but it would take me a while to transfer it to the guitar.

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#20
i can, but i don't quite know the Treble cleft very well. i could still read either, but i'd be choppier on Treble.
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#24
It's hard for me to figure out good fingerings for chords, scalar runs, and some other things, but I can read sheet music fairly well. I've always found sight reading to be universally easier on other instruments because the guitar has so many different ways to play a given note.
#25
kind of. i can read the music, and know what the notes are. actually playing it is a little more of a challenge for me. im just not used to doing it very often.
#26
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#27
I learned music on the bass clef, from what I used to play, but since I've started to learn treble clef I can now figure out a regular sized page of treble clef in a few minutes. It's a good thing to learn for sure, just takes a lot of getting used to.
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#28
After eight years of guitar playing........I've decided to give up tabs and learn using Notation.
My first bit of formal lessons startedl ike three months ago.....damn its kinda tough.
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#30
I can very slowly....I can play the intro to an old marching show on bass after looking back on the music....
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#32
if i tried, but im just too lazy lol
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#34
Damn straight. In bass, or treble. Maybe the viola clef (c clef?) too.
I've played piano, trumpet, and other stuff much longer than guitar.
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#35
Yes. And I can read bass clef but I'm really slow at it because I'm used to treble.

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#36
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Can you take a piece of sheet music and play it on the guitar?


Yes, on guitar and piano, slowly.
#38
Yup, when I started guitar I didnt even know what tabs were..
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#39
On piano? yes. On guitar? No, but only because I'm lazy. Plus the lack of middle c on a guitar confuses and scares me.
#40
If I sat and figured it out, yes. Sight read... No ****ing way.

Also, there is still some stuff about sheet music I simply don't get, so I'd probably be wrong.
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