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Flashcards - Elements of Music Notation

Flashcards - Elements of Music Notation
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melody
A melody , also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity
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Roman numerals
The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages
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clef
A clef is a musical symbol used to indicate the pitch of written notes
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natural sign
In music theory, a natural is an accidental which cancels previous accidentals and represents the unaltered pitch of a note
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natural sign
In music theory, a natural is an accidental which cancels previous accidentals and represents the unaltered pitch of a note
clef
A clef is a musical symbol used to indicate the pitch of written notes
Roman numerals
The numeric system represented by Roman numerals originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages
melody
A melody , also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity
piano
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument, in which the strings are struck by hammers
neumes
A neume is the basic element of Western and Eastern systems of musical notation prior to the invention of five-line staff notation
time signature
The time signature is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats are to be contained in each bar and which note value is to be given one beat
whole note
In music, a whole note or semibreve is a note represented by a hollow oval note head, like a half note , and no note stem
lead sheet
A lead sheet is a form of musical notation that specifies the essential elements of a popular song: the melody, lyrics and harmony

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