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symphony no.1 movement 1 page 16 by the string sections Working on Peter I. Tchaikovsky first symphony manuscript Conductor score. I came to a interesting observation. On the same page all ...

I have a choral piece where some of it is 4-part divisi SATB, and some of it is unison (true unison, not octaves). I would love to notate this in LilyPond with the two (women's & men's) staves ...

In Lilypond (ver. 2.18.2), how can I place rehearsal marks above each staff group in an orchestral score? Currently, it only places rehearsal marks above the top-most staff only. Refer to the below ...

Beginner warning :-) In the following image, the outlined chords are not grouped like a majority of the other chords with four notes. There are four chords later on in the last several measures that ...

How do you play stacked notes,2 and 3 notes on top of each other on the staff for guitar

I'm always having the same problem over and over. I can't remember which keys have flats and which have sharps. How to remember all this? Is it really necessary to distinguish them straightforward? I ...

My question is about the notation of chords and what that notation conveys (mostly applied to jazz and the notes that are implied by the chord symbol). A chord symbol notated with a '7' alone ...

Learning Piazzolla's Tristón for solo guitar, I came across this symbol for up bow/strum at the end of two measures, not linked to any beat. What does it represent? Maybe it's worth noting they both ...

I have come across some markings on the stem of the notes that I have not seen before. I have underlined them in the image below: Strings section (violins, viola, cello and double bass) My initial ...

I’m practicing a simple cello exercise to fill in gaps in my knowledge and, well, I found one. It is a simple passage with pizz. Which direction should the chords be played? From lowest to highest ...

I can read music or hear music and usually come up with a strum pattern on the guitar. Usually get close enough then perfect over time. However, recently I thought that I would like to get a certain ...

A problem I repeatedly run into when notating (either composing or arranging) popular/contemporary (i.e. not classical) music is notating the song structure using an efficient combination of repeats ...

At least in Scandinavia and Germany two notes are marked differently than in most other countries: B -> H B♭ -> B I have heard that this is due to mistake in interpreting messy sheet notes, as ♭ is ...

I'm learning the Tempest sonata, and I don't know how to read measures 72-73: In the measure right before the crescendo, that A-C chord with the right hand: is the A sustained while the C is released ...

I'm learning theories about chords and find something quite confusing to me. Below is the music score. I think C(add2) should be C4-D4-E4-G4, but the score in the picture is C3-G3-C4-D4-E4. The ...

On a music sheet I am reading, the letters "H.V." (without quotation marks) are written occasionally just above specific notes, above the top line of a bar, but lower than where chords are written, ...

On the "Domenico Scarlatti: Sonates, Volume 10" edition of Scarlatti Sonata in F minor K.466 (obtainable from imslp), there are two occasions where the letter "G" is marked above a note, in bar 20 and ...

I want to connect two b2., but the output connected the g. How to make this work? An explanation of this issue will be more grateful. \version "2.18.2" { \clef bass \time 3/4 << { \...

I'm a software developer creating a MIDI player that can play with "triplet feel" -- that is, when it sees two eighth notes, it plays them as if they were a triplet of quarter note + eighth note. This ...

It says 2/4 but the sum of the notes is 5/8. Why is that?

I'm only used to standard groupings of notes (like triplets, sixteenth notes, sixteenth note triplets in 4/4) but I don't know how to read/interpret n-lets such as the ones below. How would I count ...

Apologies if the question is too silly (my profile might explain why I don't know the answer). I am writing a piece and at some point I want a clarinet to hold a note until the performer runs out of ...

Can anyone specify the name of the particular symbol above the crotchet? According to Wikipedia it's called a Tenuto but my teacher said it's called a "dash". Which one is correct? Or are both names ...

There are dash lines below notes on the second and third measures do they do anything?

As musicians sight reading music-- are you very comfortable reading parts in ledger lines or is it more convenient having higher/lower parts notated within the staff with an 8va (or 8vb) symbol? For ...

I have two questions regarding Chopin's Waltz in E minor. On the picture there are two A notes. How does one play the A's? (The rythm is 3/4 ). For me this does not make any sense? In the piece ...

These great composers of the past: Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, and my personal favourite Elgar, all lived in a time where they had only a piano to work out their various symphonies ...

Beginner warning :-) This is the piano sheet music for Elgar’s Variation, Nimrod. Please do note: I am currently learning time and key signatures with my theory teacher, but in looking at the ...

I am a beginner in music. Is there a way to represent repetition of a music piece with a different voice(s). Eg: Let a music piece be like { ...

I'm currently looking at a vocal score, and there's a small note right above a normal-sized note. Ordinarily, I would presume this to be a cue note, except that this isn't the start of the singer's ...

I am working on a piece for solo jazz piano that includes the following two part writing for the right hand. It is possible for me to play the sequence beginning on beat 3 without pedaling by holding ...

I haven't the faintest idea of what these bars could mean. They're thick and mostly horizontal with a slight tilt. Some sort of run perhaps? How do you effect the dynamics/notes these bars are ...

I'm transcribing Cappella music. When sometimes there is a small pause less then a measure before starting again the next theme or further melody. My question is how do I notate such a pause.

Take a look: What are the > markings above the notes? I know of a decrescendo and a crescendo but can they be applied to specific notes?

I'm just looking through the School of Rock electric guitar parts. What do the markings UBER and PLEXI mean? I'm guessing they are amp settings, meant to sound like specific amps...

In guitar or generally in any musical instruments, what is the difference between sharp notes & flat notes? For example : Are A♯ & B♭ the same? And are C♯ & D♭ the same? Does that make ...

I Read that I must play the notes from first guitar string(e bottom)and after that notes on the B G D A and hight E string,but sometimes guitar players hit two or three strings together and at the ...

What does E+ mean? I am playing Some Enchanted Evening and this is added along with a C note.

I need help to understand chord intervals (not single note intervals) explains what the numbers I, IV, vi, III+ usually stand for in major chord theory. But what's it like with a minor scale? What ...

If I have knowledge of some musical terms such as intervals, chords, circle of fifth etc. but I don't know how to read or use staff paper but use piano sequence instead which I feel is pretty much ...

I have a music passage that crosses from the bottom staff to the top (in a Grand Staff) with a slur. But, I want the slur to go from above the notes on the bottom to underneath the note on the top ...

With Lilypond, I'm trying to notate a song with lyrics - this song has lyrics sung from the very first note of the piece. But Lilypond always shifts the words over one note each (see image). I can't ...

As far as I understand, a "perfect unison" refer to two notes sounding the same pitch. Why both MuseScore and Sibelius 7 (I work with these two programs) offer a feature to transpose the up or down by ...

I'm starting to chart out some of the covers our band does and I am wondering how to add small variations to bar repeats e.g. adding an open hi-hat at the end of the 4th bar: I have seen some charts ...

I am making a tab schema, and I was wondering if there was a symbol one could use to refer to the root note's major triad, without reference to the actual note itself. For example, I believe "C" in a ...

I have seen parenthesis occasionally used in notation and would like to know what they mean. Here are some examples of them I have collected. Around a note: Around an Appoggiatura: Around a ...

I'm confused as to how I should play the second note below, B#. Does it mean it's C? It is possible? In which case, why is it written like this, and not just C?

I took accordion lessons 50 years ago, and now I'm trying to re learn everything.

I am a beginner trying to understand the music notation for a song I want to try. Can someone kindly tell me what are the letters above the treble clef in the following figure: I've read that they ...

I am putting a piece one of my friends wrote for our middle school band into Sibelius to format the parts and score correctly. The rests are, currently, all quarter rests. Should I change these to ...

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