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Staff
Treble Clef
Bass Clef
Semibreve
A note held for 4 beats
Minim
A note held for 2 beats
Quaver
A note held for 1/2 beat
Quavers
Two notes together = 1 beat
This note is called a
Semiquaver
A note held for 1/4 beat
Semiquavers
Four of these notes together equal = 1 beat.
One is called a...
Lines of the Treble Clef
Every Good Boy Deserves Fruit
Spaces of the Treble Clef
F A C E
Lines of the Bass Clef
Good Boys Do Fine Always
Spaces of the Bass Clef
All Cows Eat Grass
Crotchet
1 beat
Semibreve rest
4 beat rest
Minim rest
2 beat rest
Crotchet rest
1 beat rest
Quaver rest
1/2 beat rest
Semiquaver rest
1/4 beat rest
Tie
Connects two notes of the same pitch. Play the notes as a single note.
Key signature
Tells you which key a piece of music is played in. Can have either sharps or flats
Barline
The lines on a staff
Time signature
Tells you how many beats in a bar (and what type they are)
Dotted semibreve
6 beats (4+2)
Dotted crotchet
1 1/2 beats (1+1/2)
Sharp
Play a semitone higher (half step, eg C-C#)
Flat
Play a semitone lower (half step, eg b-Bb)
Music Stem direction
On or below middle line = stems down
On or above middle line = stems up
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