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The 5 lines and 4 spaces used to notate music.
The pulse of the music
Divides the staff into measures
the space between two bar lines
double bar line
Tells you the music is finished.
repeat the music within the double bar lines
Another name for Treble Clef.
another name for bass clef
The lines on treble staff
THE space of the treble clef
lines on bass staff
The space of the bass clef
tells how many beats are in each measure and what kind of note gets one beat
raise pitch by half step
lower by half step
cancels a sharp or flat
tells you which notes to play sharp or flat
is a sharp, flat or natural that occurs in the music and changes the key signature for the rest of the measure.
4 BEATS OF SOUNDS
dotted half NOTE
3 BEAT OF SOUNDS
2 beat of sound
1 beat of sound
1/2 beat of sound
1/4 of sound
4 beats of silence
2 beats of silence
1/2 beat of silence
1/4 of a beat of silence
A musical sentence
a mark at the end of a phrase, telling you owhen to take a breath
n. A composition for two instruments.
hold the note longer than its normal value
is also called a fermata
when two or more notes are played at the same time.
are beats borrowed from the last measure and put at the beginning of a song.
tells you how loud or soft to play
means to play strong (loud)
Mezzo Forte (MF)
Means to play medium strong (medium strong)
means to play soft
start soft gradually getting louder
start strong gradually getting softer
another word for decrescendo
speed of music
means to play at a medium speed
D.C. al Fine
return to the beginning and play to fine
mean Da Capo
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