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Music Reading

Notes, Staff, Clef, Intervals, Grand Staff

Music is measured by Beats
The timing of music Rhythm
Tempo Speed of the beat from slow to fast
Groups of beats marked off by barlines Measures
Notes are measured by beats
Rests (silences) are measured by beats
A symbol at the beginning of the staff that shows the timing of music Time Signature
This signature has two numbers Time Signature
This number shows beats per measure Top number
This number shows the note that equals 1 beat Bottom number
A graph where music is written Staff
How many lines are on the staff? Five
How many spaces are on the staff? Four
Which clef shows notes for the right hand? Treble or G clef
Each line or space is used to show the location of a certain pitch
These lines are added to show lower or higher notes Ledger lines
Lines in the treble clef reading from bottom to top of the staff. E G B D F
Spaces in the treble clef reading from bottom to top of the staff. F A C E
Play repeating notes on the same line or same space
Play stepping up and down notes from line to space to line
Play skipping up and down notes from line to line or space to space
The distance between two notes is called Interval
A staff with a Bass or F clef shows notes for the left hand
Lines in the bass staff reading from bottom to top of the staff G B D F A
Spaces in the bass staff reading from bottom to top of the staff. A C E G
Play C position for the bass staff Play Eight keys below middle C
This combines the treble and bass staves Grand Staff
Play the melody with each hand alone slowly. Guideline for learning melodies in one position.
Created by: adsmith19
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