This video perfectly nails the ridiculousness of learning to read sheet music

26 October 2017, 18:27 | Updated: 15 March 2018, 10:29

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Perfect for anyone who’s weary of learning when it’s OK to call the notes by their real names.

Learning to read music is not a task for the fainthearted. Like any foreign language, it has rules aplenty, except when it doesn’t, in which case you just have to guess. And that’s the basis of this hilarious video:

Now you’ve (clearly) nailed the basics of music theory, watch this guy play an insane 128 notes in one octave: