Names of the notes
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Names of the notes
Welcome to the course!This course will teach you to read music in treble clef. That is, any music that starts with this sign:Instruments that use treble clef include: violin flute right-hand of piano oboe trumpet xylophone recorder tin whistle mandolin clarinet guitar
In Western music notes are arranged ona 5-line stave:Where the notes are placed on the stavetells us how high or low they sound.The shape of the notes tells us howlong they last.
The higher it is on the stave, the higherthe pitch of the note; the lower it is onthe stave, the lower the pitch: High Low
Western music is formed around acycle of 8 notes (an ‘octave’) – this isthe do re mi fa so la ti dothat you probably know from ‘TheSound of Music’.Each of these notes has a letter: ABCDEFG
There are only 7 letters because the 8th isthe same as the 1st:ABCDEFGABCDEFGABCDEFG A B etc..So this is an CBut this is a C tooIt’s just a higher C. So it sounds kind ofthe same but higher.
Each line and space on the stavecorresponds to a letter: C D E F G A B C D E F G A
Some ways to help you learn them:The notes between the lines spell outFACE:
A way to remember the notes on the lines : Every Good Boy Does Fine Now let’s start learning!