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The world over popular composer William Duckworth covers tune basics in 14 concise major chapters supplemented through eleven enrichment appendices, providing prolonged insurance in case you wish extra guide.

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Listen carefully to each of the sequences and indicate in the numbered spaces below the examples whether the second note is higher in pitch (H ) or lower in pitch (L) than the first. Remember, these examples are being played in random order. 1. _______ 2. _______ 3. _______ 5. _______ 6. _______ 7. _______ 9. _______ 10. _______ 11. _______ 4. _______ 8. _______ 12. _______ MUSIC IN Action Ear Training Your instructor will randomly select and play various three- and four-note sequences from those given below.

Two clef signs are used the most: treble clef and bass clef. The Treble Clef The treble clef, or G clef, identifies the second line of the staff as the location for the note G that is five notes above middle C (the C approximately in the middle of the piano keyboard). Notice that the lower part of the treble clef sign encircles the second line: CLASS WORK Practice drawing the treble clef sign. First, draw a vertical line; then, draw the remainder of the clef, starting at the top of the vertical line.

In simple meters, for instance, there are three ways that the combination of one eighth note and two sixteenth notes can be written. Notice that in each case the combination of notes is equal to one beat in simple meter. Notice also that the beaming (one beam for eighth notes, two for sixteenth notes) clearly indicates the beginning of each beat. The beaming of dotted notes in simple meter is simply an extension of this same principle. Because a dotted eighth note is the equivalent of three sixteenth notes, the dotted-eighth-and-sixteenth pattern is frequently found and can be written one of two ways: Notice that, in both cases, a complete beat is combined under one beam.

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