November 22, 2014 Leave a comment
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:
The order of written out sharps is FCGDAEB:
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:
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:
The notes of a C-Major Scale on a Grand Staff are as follows:
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.