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Chapter 1 notes

Beat steady pulse of music
Quarter note one beat of sound
Quarter rest one beat of silence
Barline vertical line that groups notes and rests together
Double barline indicates the end of a song or a section of a song
Measure the space between the barlines
Meter way of organizing rhythm
Time signature set of numbers at the beginning of a piece of music
Staff five lines and four spaces on which notes are written
Clef symbol at the beginning of a staff that indicates which lines and spaces represent which notes
Treble clef Treble clef – clef that generally indicates notes that sound higher than middle C
Bass clef a clef that generally indicates notes that sound lower than middle C
Grand staff a staff that is created when two staves are joined together
Scale group of pitches which are sung or played in succession and are based on a particular home tone (tonic)
Key determined by its home tone or tonic
Rhyth combination of long and short notes and rests
Half note note that represents two beats of sound
Half rest rest that represents two beats of silence
Eighth note note that represents two beats of sound
Eighth rest rest that represents 1/2 beats of silence
Key Signature a set of sharps of flats that indicate where “Do” is located
Whole note a note that represents 4 beats of sound
Whole rest silence
Line note a note with a line through the center of the note
Space note a note in between the lines on the staff
Step moving on the scale from one note to another without skips any notes
Skip moving on the scale form one note to another while only skipping one note
Leap moving on the scale from one note to another while skipping more than one note
Created by: Zyon Myers



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