Magic Henry’s Music Notes
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Musical Terms For Reading Music
Have fun jamming along to the music and learn to read music at the same time, using this introductory guide covering the basics – Henry
Indicates the speed of music in beats per minute.
A short phrase of transition acting between sections.
Italian for ‘sign’ – is used as a navigation marker. The instructional ‘dal Segno’ or ‘D.S. al Coda’ signifies go back to the ‘Segno’ sign and when the ‘al Coda’ or to Coda, sign is reached, jump to the ‘Coda’ to sign.
Continue in a similar way but vary the patterns slightly.
‘Italian for tail’ – is used as a navigational marker and indicates the final part of the tune. The instruction ‘al Coda’ or ‘to Coda’ directs the performer straight to the ‘Coda’ sign. (See the definition of ‘Segno’ for more info)
Extend the part in a stylistically appropriate manner.
Mezzo piano: moderately soft
Mezzo forte: moderately loud
Dynamics or expression marks are written under the state.