A musical scale is simply defined as a sequence of notes progressing up, and then down, at specified intervals, and there are many different kinds.
There are four main clefs used in music today – treble, alto, tenor, and bass – and they are used so notes of instruments fall in the middle of the staff, making it easier to read.
Non-chord tones are a great way to add color and variation to a piece of music. Let’s take a look at some of the most common types.
Articulation markings add character and variation to a piece. Here are some definitions and tips on how to play the most common types.
Like scales, arpeggios serve as a great foundation for all forms of music. Here are some arpeggio patterns to add to your practice routine.
The different scale degrees of notes can give you an idea of how that note will function within a piece of music written in the scale’s key.