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Music Symbols--Vocal Music
identify basic music symbols
space between two barlines
divides the staff into measures
gradually increasing in volume, also written as cresc.
shows the end of a piece of music
gradually decreasing in volume, also written as decresc.
medium loud volume
the 5 lines and 4 spaces on which music is written
Used for the higher sounding pitches. Also known as the G clef.
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
lowers the pitch of a note by 1/2 step
raises the pitch of a note by 1/2 step
cancels the effect of a flat or sharp