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Musical Notes and Values

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Music notes form songs and melodies. Each note has it's own value or length, which tells us how long to hold a note out while singing or playing an instrument.
You can't play with just one saxaphone, but, the sheet music for it can be found on google by typing in movie adventures by John Williams. or star wars by John Williams. a a a d hi a hi g hi f# hi e hi c hi a hi g hi f# hi e hi c hi a hi gf#ge It looks like this d d d g d c b a g d c b a g d c b...
Musical notes are apart of a MEASURE and each measure  contains four notes.
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A quarter note is a note that is held out for a full beat.
Same as the first, but one octave higher.
No. The shape of notes as they are written on sheet music shows you  how long the note is played for. The pitch is represented by the  position of the note on the stave.
g e g e g g e(hold e for 2 beats) g e g e g g e(hold for 2 beats) e e g g e e g(hold for 2 beats)g g g g g g e(hold for 2 beats and repeat the song)
A snare drum only has one note, as well as other percussion  instruments.
Semibreve: four beats   Minim: two beats   Crotchet: one beat   Quaver: half a beat   Semi-quaver: quarter of a beat    Any note with a dot to the right of it is increased by half of it's  original value, e.g. a dotted minim is worth three beats and a  dotted semibreve is worth...
Tune down a semi tone;Verse, C, Dm7, Am, G, C, Dm7, F, F#/DChorus; C, Dm7, C x2Bridge; Am7, G, Dm7, F, F#/DTweety bit is the same as the chorusOr you can play in B maj without drop tuning.
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Have Mercy Once Again - Christ for the Nation   written by Maria Sikotorskaia   Cm Ab   Your kingdom can't be shaken   Cm Ab Fm Cm   Your throne and chambers laid in with the finest of gold,    Ab G7   of burning coal, a blazing fire   Your court room rules the nations  ...
The dotted note is half again the value of the regular note.
yes this is possible when good musicians tune their instruments  they are remembering what it's supposed to sound like and tuning  with their ear
eighth note: 1/2 beat   quarter note: 1 beat   half note: 2 beats   dotted half note: 3 beats   whole note: 4 beats    Further information:  There are many more than five musical notes and  their values.   Starting with the longest note in Western music:   Breve  - the...
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Adding a dot basically means adding half the length of the original note. For example, a crotchet/quarter note with a dot means that the length of the note becomes a crotchet plus a quaver. The note is not played twice, but is tied into the original note.
The keyboard notes for the song titled The Final Countdown are C# B  C# F# D C# D C# B D C# D F# B A B A G# B A G# A B A B C# B A G# F D  C# C# C# D C# B C#. This song was released by the band Europe in  1986.
Values change as the bottom number of the time signature changes but in common time: whole note = 4 beatsdotted half note = 3 beatshalf note = 2 beatsdotted quarter note = 1 1/2 beatsquarter note = 1 beateighth note = 1/2 beatsixteenth note = 1/4 beat
The flat symbol (b)
The third note in a major or minor scale is called a mediant.
Hold the note longer - if there is a conductor then wait for his/her cut
Starting with the longest note in Western music:   Breve - the value of two whole notes (not commonly  used)   Semibreve - a whole note   Minim - half of a Semibreve, or equal to two  quarter notes   Crotchet - a quarter note, and the most common  note denomination in music, often...
There are eight notes. A,B,C,D,E,F,G
The dotted-quarter note in a faster song, or the 8th note in a  slower one.
1/2 time signifies that there is one beat per measure, and each beat is equal to one half note.
The musical note which is half the value of a crotchet is a quaver. In American English, a quaver is sometimes referred to as an eighth note, while a crotchet is a quarter note.
Common time is an alternative name to the time signature 4/4. It has four beats in a measure. The bottom figure 4 indicates that a quarter note takes one beat.
A 32nd note is worth 1/8 beats. Three of them are equivalent to 3/8 beats. It is a dotted 16th note in duration.
a dotted- whole note.
Yes, in German music B is called 'H' and the note the Germans call B is the same as our B flat.
The value of what note serves as the basis for the relative value  of all other notes?
There is no musical note that is the sound of a flushing toilet. It's only a sound effect, it doesn't have any tone to it.
Three; the top number shows how many beats, the bottom shows what constitutes a beat ( 3 4 means three quarter notes, 3 8 means three eighth notes).
Technically the shortness of note length has no limit. To make a note half as long, simply double the number it is named for. Notes longest to shortest are: whole note, half note, quarter note, eighth note, 16th note, 32nd note, 64th note, etc. You can go on forever. However, notes shorter than...
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Anything that isn't C, D, E, F, G, A or B.
A musical piece goes in vertical progressions called harmony. If the piece starts and ends in the same chord, chances are to start and end with the same note. Many classical pieces start and end with the tonic chord.
If four notes are attached together with a beam, they become four eighth notes. An eight note takes a half beat. Therefore, four of them are equal to two beats.
Do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, do
Yes and no; a C note is lower than F and D if you are just looking at seven notes, for example: A B C D E F G Looking at this, we know C is lower than D and F. But we also know that the musical notes are looped, for example: A B C D E F G A B C D E F G So C can be higher than F and D depending...
The time signature with the bottom figure 16 implies that the semiquaver is the unit beat. For example, 3/16 implies that there are three semiquavers in a measure. In compound times, the unit beat is dotted quaver.
To play this song on the flute, you will need to look up flute  music sheets. These are available online.
Eight notes in an octave.
Yes; the only notes are  A B C D E F G. Their pitch will change depending on  the key, but the notes stay the same.
As a fraction, cut time also can be written as 2/2. The upper figure says that there are two beats in a measure. The two at the bottom indicates that the unit beat is equivalent to a half note.
At simple time signatures, a quarter note takes one beat. In compound time signatures, a dotted quarter note is equal to one beat. In cut time or alla breve time, a single beat is a half note.
Individual notes in a work are like words in a sentence. They are connected by slurs (curved lines) which are like sentences in an essay. Generally, unless otherwise stated, notes in a slur are played smoothly.
The level of the note might give two meanings. The more probable meaning is the pitch, its frequency. It may also denote the 'loudness' of the note: technically it is called 'velocity'.
in 4/4 time, that's a half note.
In 4/4 time, a quarter note gets one beat.
It depends on the note, or on the musical notation.You can have something called a fermata, which looks like a semi circle with a dot in the center, over a note, and that means that you can hold it out for a reasonable amount of time before moving on.You can also have a dotted quarter note, dotted...
Engraving music on your mobile device will not be as easier as in PC, provided that you already use Sibelius, Finale or a similar software. There are mobile applications for music engraving. Some of them are Ensemble composer and Maestro.
When you play two notes at the same time your are playing a dyad, a type of chord only containing two notes.
The sharp symbol (#)
Accidentals (flats, sharps, naturals)
Notes C, D, E, F, G, A and B
It means the body of the note is on the 3rd line or above
2 beats per measure, the quarter note gets one beat.
The brass instruments did not have valves before the Romantic period. Therefore, those were not chromatic instruments approximately before 1800's. Compare lines for brass instruments in Chopin's music with that of Mozart which proves the fact.
Music instruments are categorized into families according to the method they produce sounds. String instruments produce sounds by plucking or bowing strings. Woodwind and brass instruments produce sounds by blowing air into it. Instruments in the percussion family produce sounds by striking them.
It could get one beat in a slower piece, or 1/3 of a beat in a  faster piece where the dotted-quarter gets a beat.
The A440 option on your metronome is to produce the note of A at 440 HZ. It's on the metronome to help you to tune your voice to pitch of the note of A as a starting point. Specifically A440 is the A in the fourth octave (in orders words A4, the A above middle C). See the related link for further...
Many classical pieces are written to a certain key. In almost all compositions prior to the Impressionist era, the music concludes in the tonic key. If the music is in a major or minor key, you can find the tonic key by the key signature.
Toccata Grande Cromatica by Anthony Heinrich used 1024th notes, which looks like a quaver, but with 8 flags!
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In a major scale, "la" is the sixth note.
Assuming that both notes are in the range of C4 (middle C) and C5, G has a frequency of 392Hz, and A has a frequency of 440Hz. Assuming that both sound waves are travelling through air, through which sound travels at 340ms-1, then the wavelengths for G and A can be found to be 0.87m and 0.77m,...
The Americans call it the half note and the English call it a semi-breve.
To type musical notes you press alt + 13 for ♪ or alt 14 for ♫.
Four beats per measure; a quarter note gets one beat.
There are seven notes; A B C D E F G 
The longest single note in western music is called a breve. A breve is worth two whole notes, or semibreves, but it is not commonly used today.
An octave is eight consecutive notes, for example from one C to the next (C,D,E,F,G,A,B,C).
A half note is when it is half done... A full note is when the note is finished!
No - type refers to the name such as whole note, half note, etc. Value is how much it is worth such as 4 beats, 2 beats, etc
It could be the quarter note if the piece is slower, or the  dotted-half in something faster (such as a waltz).