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How to read the staff

2018-04-05 19:12:39

Learning to read the staff is the basic skill of learning music, looking at the notes on the unrooted lines. Does it feel like a swallow standing on a wire? Today, Xiaobian will share with you the basic knowledge of staff. Teach you how to read the staff.




The composition of the notes. The beat in the staff is distinguished from the head and end of the character. First, learn to distinguish between the head and the tail. As shown in the following picture.


Look at the beats of the notes. A variety of different notes, representing different beats. The details are shown in the following figure.


Dotted notes are small dots to the right of the head of the note to increase the number of beats of the note.


The tenor and the bass are not the same in the singing notation. So we need to be able to tell them apart.


High-pitched singing formula. Next plus one line you sing 1. Next plus one room you sing 2. One two three lines. 3 5 7. Fourth and fifth lines 24. One, two, three, four, six. 1. Sing 3 when you get to room four. Add one, two, three, six, three. Four, five, five. Seven. Add one, two, three, five, seven, two. Four and five sing four and six.


The bass notation. If you add one line up, you sing 1. If you add one line up, you sing 7. 5 7 2. Four and five lines 4 6. One, two and three, 6 1 3. Sing 5 when you get to four. Add one, two, three lines, three lines, three lines, three lines, three lines, four lines, six. 2. Add one, two, three lines, four, two, seven. Four in five. Five in five.


Diacritics also occur a lot in the staff. Specific identification is shown in the figure below.


A rest is a break between different short and long sounds. The specific realization is shown in the figure below.


Continuation note: Two or more notes of the same pitch can be joined together.

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