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Music Theory. Melody. Melody. The first that appears at the beginning of every staff is a clef symbol. The clef tells you which note goes on each line. To learn how to read music in a particular clef, one must first memorize the positions of the notes - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Melody

  • The first that appears at the beginning of every staff is a clef symbol.

    The clef tells you which note goes on each line

  • To learn how to read music in a particular clef, one must first memorize the positions of the notesMany students prefer to learn lines and spaces separately

  • E,G,D,B,F:Every Good Boy Does FineF,A,C,E:Face (easy to remember)

  • G,B,D,F,A: Good boys do fine alwaysA,C,E,G,:All cows eat grass

  • In common notation, a note can be sharp, flat, or natural.Sharp: raises the pitch by stepFlat:lowers by stepNatural:does not affect note

  • A whole step is the distance between two notes where there is a note between them.

  • Melody is one of the most basic elements of musicIs made (usually) of individual notes placed in an orderly manne

  • Have a particular pitch an durationPlacing series of notes together in some kind of order creates a melody.

  • Melody isnt just any string or pattern of notes.Melody is the catchy notes that draw your attentionAdditional notes, lines, and solos added are not the melodyThese extras are called ornaments or embellishments

  • Unchanging melodies are boring.As the melody progresses, the melody may go up and down in pitch.This give the melody contour or shape.

  • Contour describes the linear (up/down) motion of a melody.

  • Melodic phrase is a group of notes that make sense together

  • ClefTime/MeterAdante[Default][MC Any][MC All]

  • LowerUpperMedium[Default][MC Any][MC All]

  • TrebleBass[Default][MC Any][MC All]

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