Category: Music Notation

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Musically Notes With Dots – Understanding Staccato and Dotted Notes

Dotted Notes Dotted notes are the exact opposite of flagged notes. The small flag that follows a note decreases that note’s duration by half, whereas a small dot that follows a note increases that note’s

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Looking for All Seven Modes of Music?

Before we begin our discussion on the seven modes of music, understand that a ‘mode’ is a scale. That simple definition should have already put you at ease in the event the word “mode” sent

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Piano Intervals

Introduction Piano intervals are differences in pitch. If you think of the C major scale, each one of its keys is an interval between its lowest note and its highest. That includes whole notes and

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Use Sight Reading Music To Your Advantage

There are some basic steps on how to develop sight reading music. Sight read music simply means easily reading a music piece and putting it into action right away without exerting much thinking effort because