have come a long way now. "Good for you!" Music is a language that all
people understand. It reaches into the soul and speaks a special message to each
person. It helps to relieve stress and you can talk to someone through music when
the words are not there. It is an art and a way of thinking. Did you know that
it also teaches problem solving? Music is a type of math. And, it is a science
too! Playing in a band of musicians can teach a person how to work in a group
of people and how to get something done together (work toward a common goal
in a creative way). Performing music in front of an audience can teach you
how to give a presentation in front of a group of people (scary.....).
the time has come to learn about "beats"
and "measures." You have
all the tools you need to play any note
on the piano and to tell someone which note
you are playing. Right? You know the white
notes. And you know both names for the black
notes. So now it's time to learn how long
to play a note. In other words, make a little
we proceed, log the following terms in your
- Whole Step-
2 half steps added together.
Flat or Sharp a note.
will get back to these terms and more about
what they do in later lessons.