Basic Music Theory

The following music theory is for beginners:

The Grand Staff is comprised of the Treble Clef and the Bass Clef.  The Treble Clef is in the shape of a G and the Bass Clef is in the shape of an F.

The order of written out flats is BEADGCF:

order of flats 

The order of written out sharps is FCGDAEB:

order of sharps

An accidental is written before a note. A flat lowers a note by a half step. A natural does not lower or raise a note. And a sharp raises a note by a half step. As follows:

accidentals

Rhythm is based on whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes; whole rests, half rests, quarter rests, and eighth rests. The top number of a time signature shows the number of beats per measure, and the lower number of a time signature shows the sub-division of the beat that is counted per measure. As follows:

rhythm

The notes of a C-Major Scale on a Grand Staff are as follows:

C MAJOR SCALE

These basic music theory notes are written by: Stephen John Macko, B.A. the author/composer of the treatise: Musical Composition and Interval Proof: Explanation and Application.

PROOF OF COPYRIGHT

 

For a paperback book of this author:
Musical Composition and Interval Proof: Explanation and Application
Authored by Mr. Stephen John Macko
8.25″ x 7″ (20.955 x 17.78 cm)
Black & White on White paper
60 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1481209151
ISBN-10: 1481209159

as of: December 10, 2012 A.D.

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For a paperback full orchestral score of Three Orchestral Works:

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Reference to Amazon Books by Stephen John Macko, B.A.:
Musical Composition and Interval Proof: Explanation and Application
Musical Composition and Interval Proof

Symphony No. 1: Full Orchestral Score
Symphony No. 2
Overture and Symphony No. 3: Full Score
Three Orchestral Works
Diversity: For String Quartet: Full Score and Parts
Symphony No. 1: Full Orchestral Parts: “The cultural symphony.”
Three Orchestral Woks: Full Orchestral Parts
Overture and Symphony No. 1: Piano Score

Copyright 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011 All Rights Reserved By Stephen Macko

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