WHAT IS HARMONY?

Harmony is the subject that studies the relationship between simultaneous sounds ( intervals and chords) and all the links and possible movements upon them. Although many people thinks this establish aesthetics and technical principles about what sound is right or...

what is a time signature?

What is a time signature A time signature is a symbol that indicates how many beats there are on a measure and what rhythm value is the beat. It is placed on the staff after the clef and it looks like a numerical fraction without a line between the numbers. The upper...

What are the musical notes? (rhythm)

What are the musical notes A very important aspect in music is the rhythm, and as we learned the names of the melodic notes, now we have to learn the name of every rhythmic value. This will be useful for reading rhythms and for understanding the time signatures. First...

What is the circle of fifths?

What is the circle of fifths The circle of fifths is a system to organize the key signatures starting on the C note and ascending on perfect fifths intervals, so every time we ascend get get a key signature with one more alteration. If we start on C, the key signature...

What is a key signature?

What is a key signature? A key signature is the group of symbols, sharps or flats, that is notated at the beginning of the staff after the Clef that indicates what key are we going to play on a musical piece. As we learned on the major scales article, every scale has...

What are the 12 major scales in music? PART 2

What are the twelve major scales in music? This is the second part of the article on the major scales. Today we are going all the scales with flat notes. Remember the major Scale is T – T – ST – T – T – T – ST F major Scale If we...