It can be tricky trying to find a good fermata definition. In fact, many terms in music can have vague meanings, hard to understand definitions, or even worse, contain several different meanings for one term.
The 2/4 time signature can be found at the very beginning of your music right after the clef sign. As with all time signatures in music, the top and bottom numbers each tell us two very specific things.
An interval in music is defined as the distance in pitch between two notes. We use the word “interval” to describe in greater detail how close or how far apart two notes are from each other.
Tetrachords and major scales are nothing more than a repeating pattern. As you may have guessed, the word “tetra” means four. Whenever you see a tetrachord, there will always be four notes present in the grouping.
Are you looking for the D.C. al Coda Definition? You’ve come to the right place. Not only will we define this musical term, but we will also discover how to put it into practice using 4 easy steps.
Are you confused about what the D.C. al Fine marking in your music really means? Do I repeat something? Where do I go back to in the music? How do I know where the end of the song is? The D.C. al Fine definition will help answer a lot of these questions and many more.
Many times when you see two eighth notes together, they are connected by a beam. This beam is a darkened line that runs horizontally (left to right) to connect the tops of the stems.
Do you know the difference between ties and slurs? This is something I have noticed a lot people find confusing. They do look similar, but there are some clear differences. We’re going to explore what those differences are right now.
The tempo ranges for each of the tempo markings in music can really vary. While there is nothing set in stone defining the exact speed of each tempo marking, we do have some rough guidelines to help us make decisions.
The stem rule tells us which direction the stem of a music note must be written on the music staff. You may have noticed that sometimes you see stems going up for some notes and going down for others.