A two-part staff consisting of the treble staff on top and the bass staff on the bottom. These staves are connected by a bracket.
Barlines and measures
Barlines are vertical lines.Measures are the spaces between the barlines.
Treble Clef Lines
Every Good Boy Does Fine (E G B D F )
Treble Clef Spaces
F A C E
A stave is composed of 5 lines and 4 spaces.
Counting Lines and Spaces
You count from the bottom to top.
Lowers a pitch 1/2 step.
Raises a pitch 1/2 step.
Cancels a flat or a sharp.
Double Bar Line
Is drawn at the end of a section or a piece of music. Shown is the FINAL Double Bar Line.
A B C D E F G
pace of music (how fast or how slow the music should be performed)
The loudness or softness of music.
(or semitone) is the distance from one key on the keyboard to the next adjacent key. A half step is not always from a black key to a white key.
(whole tone) is the same distance as two half steps.
Memorize these two half steps
EF and BC
moderately soft (louder than p)
play notes short (non legato)
C stands for ?
Common time- same thing as 4/4 ; 4 beats per measure, each quarter receives a beat.