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Piano Terms Chapter 1
Terms in this set (21)
Dotted half note
4 beats of silence
The bass staff and treble staff connected by a brace and a line
Used for the higher sounding pitches. Also known as the G clef.
Used for the lower sounding pitches. Also known as the F clef.
Double bar line
Indicates the end of a piece of music
Tells you how many beats in a measure
Notes played consecutively to make a melody
Intervals played at the same time to create harmony
Connects two notes that are the same, combining the values.
pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff
Degrees of loudness or softness in music
Connects two different notes, they are played legato (smooth and connected)
the right pedal, which sustains the sound, played with the right foot