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Music Symbols--Vocal Music

identify basic music symbols
STUDY
PLAY
space between two barlines
measure
divides the staff into measures
bar line
gradually increasing in volume, also written as cresc.
crescendo
shows the end of a piece of music
double bar
gradually decreasing in volume, also written as decresc.
decrescendo
loud volume
forte
medium loud volume
mezzo forte
the 5 lines and 4 spaces on which music is written
staff
Used for the higher sounding pitches. Also known as the G clef.
treble clef
soft volume
piano
Every Good Boy Does Fine
treble clef lines
Fat Albert Can Eat or FACE
treble clef spaces
C and D--Can Do
treble clef ledger notes
gets 1/2 count of sound or silence (2 eighth notes beamed together get 1 count)
eighth note(s) and rest
gets 3 counts of sound
dotted half note
gets 2 counts of sound or silence
half note and rest
gets one count of sound or silence
quarter note and rest
gets 4 counts of sound or silence
whole note and rest
go back and perform it again
repeat
lowers the pitch of a note by 1/2 step
flat
raises the pitch of a note by 1/2 step
sharp
cancels the effect of a flat or sharp
natural