Notation of Sharp Sign

The video gives a description how to notate sharp signs.

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Why Are Flats Needed in Scales?


From what ever key you start a minor or major pattern, the the pattern with all its steps and half-steps has to remain exactly the same. For that reason black keys come into play and flats or sharps have to be used to lower or raise the key by a half step. It is important to remember that one scale can only include flats or sharps as key signature.

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Why Are Sharps Needed in Scales?


According to the major or minor pattern we can not avoid black keys. This is where sharps or flats are inevitable.

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What is Tonality in Music?

Tonality is a group or a row of notes that has a fixed interval based structure. Tonality has got a note sounding as a center of the musical material. It is the root note of the tonality. Tonality is related with a certain key and has its name after that key. There are major and minor tonalities for example.

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What is Time Signature? (Rhythm Basics 8)

Time signature indicates how many beats are in a bar and what is the value of one beat.

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Bar in Music

Bar is the space between bar lines. It has a time signature and it is possible to write notes into the bar. Bars help to organize music both from the structural side and the musical side.

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Sixteenth Note in Music (Rhythm Basics 6)

Sixteenth note is one sixteenth of the time value of the whole note.

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Eighth Note in Music (Rhythm Basics 5)

Eighth note is one eighth value of the duration of the whole note.

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Quarter Note in Music (Rhythm Basics 4)

Quarter note is one quarter of the duration of the whole note.

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Half Note in Music (Rhythm Basics 3)

Half note is the second longest base form used in music notation. It duration is half of the whole notes duration.

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