Figure 1. ledger lines above the staff, using eighth notes. The lines on the right would usually be considered too far off the staff and would be written in a different clef or with 8va notation.
A ledger line is a tool of musical notation to express notes that do not fall on the regular lines or spaces of the musical staff. A short line (slightly longer than the note) is drawn parallel to the lines on the staff (above or below as appropriate), corresponding to where the staff line would be if the note were in range (see Figure 1). Image File history File links Ledger_lines. ... Image File history File links Ledger_lines. ... Figure 1. ... For the numerical computation software, see GNU Octave. ... Music notation is a system of writing for music. ... In musical notation, the staff or stave is a set of five horizontal lines on which note symbols are placed to indicate pitch and time. ...
Notes on more than three or four ledger lines off the staff are usually considered too hard to read, and if there are several measures of them, it is usually preferred to switch clef or use 8va notation. A clef (French for key) is a symbol used in musical notation that assigns notes to lines and spaces on the musical staff. ... For the numerical computation software, see GNU Octave. ...
Categories: Musical notation Music notation is a system of writing for music. ... In musical notation, the staff or stave is a set of five horizontal lines on which note symbols are placed to indicate pitch and time. ... A clef (French for key) is a symbol used in musical notation that assigns notes to lines and spaces on the musical staff. ... In musical notation, a key signature is a series of sharp symbols or flat symbols placed on the staff, designating notes that are to be played one semitone higher or lower unless otherwise noted with an accidental. ... The time signature (also known as meter signature) is a notational device used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats are in each bar and which note value (minim, crotchet, quaver, and so on) constitutes one beat. ... In musical notation, a bar or measure is a segment of time defined as a given number of beats of a given duration. ... Parts of a note In music notation, a note value indicates the relative duration of a note, using the color or shape of the note head, the presence or absence of a stem, and the presence or absence of flags. ... In music, a dotted note is a note that is 1 1/2 times the main note of the same kind. ... An accidental is a musical notation symbol used to raise or lower the pitch of a note from that indicated by the key signature. ... A rest is an interval of silence in a piece of music, marked by a sign indicating the length of the pause. ... In music, a tie is when multiple notes of the same pitch are to be played as one note with a duration equal to the sum of the individual notes durations. ... In musical terminology, tempo (Italian for time) is the speed or pace of a given piece. ... In music, dynamics refers to the volume or loudness of the sound or note, in particular to the range from soft (quiet) to loud. ... In music an articulation is a sign, direction, or performance technique which indicates or affects the transition or continuity between notes or sounds. ... For the numerical computation software, see GNU Octave. ...
Tie In music notation, a tie is a curved line connecting the heads of two notes of the same pitch, indicating that they are to be played as a single note with a duration equal to the sum of the individual notes' note values.
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