A Creative Approach to Music Fundamentals, 10th Edition by William Duckworth

By William Duckworth

Across the world well known composer William Duckworth covers tune basics in 14 concise major chapters supplemented by means of eleven enrichment appendices, supplying prolonged insurance should you hope extra guideline.

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The second landmark to locate is F. This is the pitch that occurs immediately to the left of a group of three black keys. F F F F C middle C F F F With these two landmarks, you should be able to learn the rest of the keyboard more easily. Remember, too, that only the letters A through G are used, and that the alphabetical sequence runs from left to right. 17 The Keyboard C F G A B F D E C G A B D E It is sometimes helpful to memorize other landmarks such as G or B. But be careful not to rely too heavily on landmarks at the expense of learning all the keys equally well.

24 CHAPTER 1 P R A C T I C E The Basics of Music Practice Materials 1-3 Identify by letter name the following pitches in the bass clef. Remember that the bass clef is also known as the F clef because it identifies the fourth line of the staff as the note F. Practice Materials 1-4 Identify by letter name the pitches of the following songs written in the bass clef. Keep in mind that the bass clef identifies the pitch F. When you have finished, try singing these songs using the letter names in place of the lyrics.

When pitches are notated on a staff, however, 19 Accidentals 20 CHAPTER 1 all accidentals are placed to the left of the pitches they affect and on the same line or space as the note. The Basics of Music When writing an accidental before a note on the staff, it is important to remember that the placement of that accidental must be exact. If the note is centered on a space, then the accidental before it must also be centered in the same space. This is also true for a note located on a line—the accidental before it must be centered on the same line.

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