connected by a curved line, note values are added together to make one long sound
G7, D7, C etc
Dotted Half note
Degrees of loudness or softness in music
A slur is a symbol in Western musical notation indicating that the notes it embraces are to be played without separation, i.e. with legato articulation. A slur is denoted with a curved line generally placed over the notes if the stems point downward, and under them if the stems point upwards: Slur example.
Smooth and connected
Musical symbol (#) that indicates raising a pitch by a half step
A block chord is a chord or voicing built directly below the melody either on the strong beats or to create a four-part harmonized melody line in "locked-hands" rhythmic unison with the melody, as opposed to broken chords.
Where the notes of a chord are played one after another
the right pedal, which sustains the sound, played with the right foot
1/2 of a beat
Dotted Half note
Dotted quarter note
1 1/2 beats
Detached or disconnected in sound or style
8 line stanza
The symbol that indicates lowering a pitch one half step
The distance from any key on the keyboard to the very next key above or below, whether black or white.
two half steps
Series of four notes having a pattern of whole step, whole step, half step
Ascending pattern of steps as follows: whole, whole, half, whole, whole, whole, half
a social group with three members group of three
Cancels A # or b
1/2 beat of silence
Stress and play louder
broken chords (pitches in a chord that can be sounded in close succession)
Relative minor key
Key signature that is the same as that of the relative major key
abbreviated; music stressing the weak beat
An accidental, in music theory, is a musical notation that is used to raise or lower the pitch of a note. There are a handful of accidentals - sharps, flats, naturals, double sharps, and double flats.
ascending pattern of steps as follows: whole, half, whole, whole, half, whole, whole