With the magic of the internet, the ability to share information is quick, easy, and efficient. You can find information on anything from recipes to sports statistics to what your favorite actor had for breakfast that morning. This wealth of information also includes the sharing and interpretation of music. In this wealth there are options that are available to you. One option is the purchasing of music books either put together by your favorite band and sold by them or various music stores. The second option is Tabliture. The first option offers you the sheet music with all of its glorious scales tunings and tempos written in the same musical language that even Mozart used. The problem with this classical form of translation music onto paper is the lack of individuals that can actually read it. With certain instruments such as guitars, bass guitars and drums, a large amount of the people are not learning this instruments through music instructors and classes. This is where the second option comes into play, Tabliture. Tabliture is a musical language that was practically invented by the internet. With it’s ability to be translated into text and published crossed the web it is the source that a large amount of young musicians are using to learn and master their craft.
The argument that arises is which is the better way to learn how to play an instrument, or is there even a difference in the learning styles as long as the end goal of playing the instrument well is achieved.
Take for instance the idea of learning from sheet music and instructed by a music professional like a musician or music teacher. With this scenario you will be learning all of the essential fundamentals that are used in the writing playing and understanding the language of music. The popular opinion from a lot of music professionals is that this is truly the better way to learn how to play and write music. There is a down side to this scenario, mostly in the realm of cost and availability. Most lessons that you would be receiving from any sort of musician you will paying some sort of fee for, this also goes for the various sheet music that is available online and in stores.
Now the idea of using tabliture instead of sheet music is not a bad and or wrong way of doing things. Tabliture has a massive following on the internet due to its ease of use and availability . Certain websites offer you thousands of songs broken down into tabliture for absolutely free and only charge you for different micro-transactions for things such as a play along system or ways to print and or purchase the tabs so that you can have and own a physical copy. Tabliture is a readily available and inexpensive way of learning how to play an instrument, the trade of through is that a lot of people learn nothing but tabliture and do not realize the necessity for some of the fundamentals like understanding measurements of tempo or learning scales.
Whether you are a fan of sheet music or Tabliture there really is no wrong way of learning how to play as long as it is done right. The fundamentals are essential for the writing and playing of music, and without them you will never be able to be as good as you want to be.