tells how many beats are in each measure and what kind of note gets one beat
space between two barlines
two eighth notes connected with a beam, equal to one beat
gets one half count of silence
divides the staff into measures
Used for the lower sounding pitches. Also called F clef.
gradually increasing in volume, also written as cresc.
shows the end of a piece of music
gradually decreasing in volume, also written as decresc.
gets 3 counts of sound
dotted half note
gets one-half count of sound
hold the note or rest longer than its time value
gets 2 counts of sound
gets 2 counts of silence
lowers the pitch of a note by one-half step
medium loud volume
cancels the effect of a flat or sharp
gets one count of sound
gets one count of silence
go back and play again
raises the pitch of a note by one-half step
the 5 lines and 4 spaces on which music is written
Used for the higher sounding pitches. Also known as the G clef.
gets 4 counts of sound
gets 4 counts of silence