Q: CAN I BE SURE OF GETTING THE MUSIC I WANT?
A: Certainly. Klavarskribo has a comprehensive range of compositions, from Classical Music to Popular Music for Piano, Keyboard, Electronic Organ, Classical Church Organ; which is continually augmented and updated. We have worldwide transcription arrangements with publishers, enabling us to supply most hit tunes.
Q: CAN KLAVARSKRIBO BE USED FOR MUSICAL THEORY?
A: Emphatically yes. Klavarskribo sweeps away the confusing irrelevancies of the old ordinary notation and brings the student face-to-face with the structure of music itself.
Q: DOES THE KLAVARSKRIBO NOTATION DEAL ACCURATELY WITH TIME?
A: Outstandingly so. The Klavarskribo method of indicating graphically the moment of touch and the duration value of each note is held by many teachers to be more accurate than the old system, and by their students to be a model of clarity an simplicity.
Q: ARE THERE ANY EXTRAS?
A: None, apart from the cost of sheet music which the student may wish to order to supplement his or her repertoire.
Q: WOULD I BE TOO OLD?
A: The Klavarskribo Notation has brought new interest to the lives of thousands of Senior Citizens for whom retirement might otherwise have been an end rather than a beginning. Some of our most grateful and successful students have been in their sixties, seventies and even eighties.
Q: IS KLAVARSKRIBO NOTATION SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN?
A: The Klavarskribo Notation is ideal for Children, they love the simplicity of the notation and can follow it very easily with excellent results. The Klavarskribo Music Books are self explanatory and therefore easy-to-understand and easy-to-play and read.
Q: WHAT STANDARD OF PLAYING WILL I ACHIEVE USING KLAVARSKRIBO?
A: Klavarskribo Music is graded as follows:-
a = For Beginners.
b = For those who have been playing for four months or more.
b/c = For those who have played for about 9 to 12 months.
c = For those who have played regularly for 2 years, though parts may be played by less proficient players, but maybe not up to speed.
d = Equivalent to Grade 6 in traditional examination music.
e = For experienced and proficient players (Grade 8).
NOTE:Examinations for PIANO:-
The A.B.R.S.M. take UK Klavarskribo students for their music examinations up to Grade Eight without the sight-reading test and using the Klavarskribo Music Notation.
Q: CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE KLAVARSKRIBO NOTATION?
A: For those who are interested in the scientific background to the Klavarskribo system, a booklet, ‘What is Klavarskribo?’, is available.
Q: CAN I GET MUSIC TRANSCRIBED INTO THE KLAVARSKRIBO NOTATION?
A: Yes you can. If you would like to send an email to:firstname.lastname@example.org with the title and a copy of the music in the old notation you would like transcribed, we will then give you a price for this service.
All transcriptions are undertaken by David S. Jupp: M.I.S.M. 19702