Author: barlet

In my last blog post, I discussed rests, which are beats of silence in music, and how rests are notated. For this lesson, we’ll be looking at dynamics, which are some of the various expressive markings in music. Dynamics are markings that describe how quietly or...

In my last blog post, I discussed how the treble and bass clef staves are joined together to make lines of music read in piano scores, as well as how to read especially high or low notes on the staff. For this lesson, we’ll be...

In my last blog post, I discussed time signatures and rhythm to explain how notes written on the staff can be counted. For this lesson, we’ll be looking at how the treble and bass clef staves are joined together to make lines of music read...

In my last blog post, I discussed the staff and how notes are placed on it are read in musical scores. For this lesson, we’ll be looking at how notes written on the staff can be counted. To be heard coherently, music must have rhythm, which...

In my last blog post, I discussed some of the more complex note values and how they are notated. For this lesson, we’ll be taking a look at how notes are placed in musical scores to represent the letters in the musical alphabet. Music is written...

In my last blog post, I discussed the layout of the piano keyboard and the music alphabet. For this second lesson, we’ll be taking a look at some of the primary musical note names and their values. Notes are used to visually represent the pitches you...

Hi everyone! Starting this month, I’ll be writing a weekly blog about all things piano and music. My first few posts will be a basic music theory serial suitable for people just starting out learning a musical instrument, some of which is piano specific. I will also...