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Understanding Lines in Musical Notation

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Which of the following occurs at the END of a piece or movement of music?

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1. In the example given, how many ledger lines are being used?

2. Composers will most commonly use a brace to indicate _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this worksheet/quiz combo, you can discover what you know about lines in musical notation. You'll be required to answer questions on topics like something that comes at the end of a piece of music and the number of ledger lines in a given example.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will cover these key points:

  • Composers using a brace in musical notation
  • Tool of musical notation used to separate measures
  • Grouping line example

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on musical notation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ledger lines and braces
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of a grouping line

Additional Learning

For more, review the lesson named Understanding Lines in Musical Notation. These areas will be covered:

  • Purpose of using lines in musical notation
  • Explanation of ledger lines
  • Vertical lines known as barlines
  • Visual examples of musical notation to practice interpreting
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