DownloadA Beginner's Guide To Reading Gregorian Chant Notation
An easy-to-follow guide to the Gregorian Chant for beginners!
The guide is wonderfully concise, and perfectly suited for beginners of all ages. From the author’s page:
A simple and friendly guide to reading chant notation, the easiest guide in print to make it possible to sightread Gregorian Chant in a very short period of time.
In Gregorian Chant notes are arranged like a train….each note or grouping has a clear purpose and when connected to its neighbors makes up a melody.
This book teaches how to see them, read them and sing them. It was created for self-teaching, individual instruction, choir training or chant workshops.
Chant is the basis for all modern music notation. This book shows the simple building blocks and teaches you to quickly be able to recognize and sing the basic patterns of notes that make up all chant, from the simplest ones to the melismatic Alleluias of the Roman Gradual.
A print version of the book is also available for sale.