BASIC MUSIC THEORY Music is represented on paper by a combination of characters and signs, all of which is necessary to le...
NOTES <ul><li>Musical sounds are indicated by symbols called NOTES. Their time value is determined by their colour (white ...
THE STAFF <ul><li>The music notes are written on the Staff. The staff consists of five parallel lines. Notes are placed on...
Notes have no certain pitch until a Clef is placed at the beginning of the staff. <ul><li>This symbol is the Treble or G  ...
The Treble Clef <ul><li>The treble Clef was originally written as the letter G because it was used to give the location of...
The Staff is divided by  barlines  into  measures  or  bars as follows:
The notes are named after the first seven letters of the alphabet, from A to G. <ul><li>The notes on the  lines  of the Tr...
Time Signatures <ul><li>The top number of the time signature tells you how many beats can fit into a measure.   Most time ...
Values of notes <ul><li>The  whole note  does not have a stem.   It is four beats long.       </li></ul>
<ul><li>The  half note  has a stem and is hollow.  It is two beats long.  It is called the half note because it is half as...
<ul><li>The  quarter note  is black and has a stem.  It is one beat long.  It is half as long as the half note.  </li></ul>
<ul><li>The  eighth note  is 1/2 beat long.  It looks similar to a quarter note, but it has a flag on the stem.  </li></ul...
<ul><li>  Two eighth  notes  together equal one beat.  The stems are connected by a  beam .  These two notes are beamed to...
Values of notes and rests REST  NOTE
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Getting Acquainted With Music, by Anabel Díaz de Alda

  1. 1. BASIC MUSIC THEORY Music is represented on paper by a combination of characters and signs, all of which is necessary to learn in order to play any instrument intelligently.
  2. 2. NOTES <ul><li>Musical sounds are indicated by symbols called NOTES. Their time value is determined by their colour (white or black) and by stems and flags attached to the note. </li></ul>
  3. 3. THE STAFF <ul><li>The music notes are written on the Staff. The staff consists of five parallel lines. Notes are placed on the lines or on the spaces between the lines. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Notes have no certain pitch until a Clef is placed at the beginning of the staff. <ul><li>This symbol is the Treble or G Clef </li></ul><ul><li>This symbol is the Bass or F Clef </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Treble Clef <ul><li>The treble Clef was originally written as the letter G because it was used to give the location of the G note on the staff. As it was always used to indicate the highest notes, it was called the Treble (which means the highest) or G Clef. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Staff is divided by barlines into measures or bars as follows:
  7. 7. The notes are named after the first seven letters of the alphabet, from A to G. <ul><li>The notes on the lines of the Treble staff are </li></ul><ul><li>E , G , B , D , and F .  </li></ul><ul><li>and the notes within the spaces are F , A , C , and E .  </li></ul>
  8. 8. Time Signatures <ul><li>The top number of the time signature tells you how many beats can fit into a measure.   Most time signatures will be 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, or 6/8.   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: You can't have more beats in a measure than the time signature allows.   </li></ul>
  9. 9. Values of notes <ul><li>The whole note does not have a stem.  It is four beats long.       </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The half note has a stem and is hollow.  It is two beats long.  It is called the half note because it is half as long as the whole note.   </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The quarter note is black and has a stem.  It is one beat long.  It is half as long as the half note.  </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The eighth note is 1/2 beat long.  It looks similar to a quarter note, but it has a flag on the stem.  </li></ul><ul><li>Do not confuse a half beat with a half note. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>  Two eighth notes together equal one beat.  The stems are connected by a beam .  These two notes are beamed together.   </li></ul>
  14. 14. Values of notes and rests REST NOTE

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