NOTATION. -The system for showing pitch and duration-. In other words…. How to draw notes!!. Notes Rests. Whole note: open circle: 4 beats Half note: open circle w/ stem: 2 beats Quarter note: closed circle w/ stem: 1 beat Eighth note: quarter note w/ flag: ½ beat
-The system for showing pitch and duration-
How to draw notes!!
-Tones that have the same pitch but different letter names!!
For example, F# is equivalent to Gb, B# is equivalent to C, etc.
-Lengthens a note by half it’s value, an additional dot adds half the amount of the first dot!!!
-Connects two adjacent motes that are the same pitch into a single sound!!!
~General volume or level of intensity!!!!!!!!!
Sfz- a sudden accent on a note or chord
Crescendo- gradually get louder
Decrescendo- gradually get softer