AKO AY PILIPINO by George Canseco/Bagayaua

Ako ay Pilipino Ang dugo'y maharlika Likas sa aking puso Adhikaing kay ganda Sa Pilipinas na aking bayan Lantay na Perlas ng Silanganan Wari'y natipon ang kayamanan ng Maykapal Bigay sa 'king talino Sa mabuti lang laan Sa aki'y katutubo Ang maging mapagmahal Ako ay Pilipino, ako ay Pilipino Isang bansa, 'sang diwa ang minimithi ko Sa bayan ko't bandila Laan buhay ko't diwa Ako ay Pilipino Pilipinong totoo Ako ay Pilipino, ako ay Pilipino Taas noo kahit kanino Ang Pilipino ay ako. Ako ay Pilipino, ako ay Pilipino Taas noo kahit kanino Ang Pilipino ay ako.

BAYAN KO byJose C. de Jesus -- Constancio De Guzman

Ang bayan kong Pilipinas Lupain ng ginto't bulaklak Pagibig sa kanyang palad Nag-alay ng ganda't dilag. At sa kanyang yumi at ganda Dayuhan ay nahalina Bayan ko, binihag ka Nasadlak sa dusa. Ibong mang may layang lumipad Kulungin mo at umiiyak Bayan pa kayang sakdal dilag Ang di magnasang makaalpas. Pilipinas kong minumutya Pugad ng luha ko't dalita Aking adhika makita kang sakdal laya

. Di naman makaupo. halina. mga kaliyag. Koro: Halina. Sa umaga pagkagising Ay agad iisipin Kung saan may patanim May masarap na pagkain. Tayo’y magsipag-unat-unat. Maghapong nakayuko Di naman makatayo. Magpanibago tayo ng lakas Para sa araw ng bukas. Bisig ko'y namamanhid Baywang ko'y nangangawit.MAGTANIM AY DI BIRO Tagalog Folk Song Magtanim ay di biro. Binti ko'y namimitig Sa pagkababad sa tubig.

Lupa ng araw ng luwalhati’t pagsinta Buhay ay langit sa piling mo . ang sundang ko'y siyam Ang lalakarin ko'y parte ng dinulang Isang pinggang pansit ang aking kalaban. tayo'y manampalok Dalhin mo ang buslo't sisidlan ng hinog Pagdating sa dulo'y lalambalambayog Kumapit ka Neneng. sisidlan ng bunga Pagdating sa dulo'y nabali ang sanga Kapus kapalaran. lalaking matapang Ang baril ko'y pito. Duyan ka ng magiting Sa manlulupig Di ka pasisiil. leron sinta. Ang kislap ng watawat mo’y Tagumpay na nagniningning Ang bituin at araw niya Kailan pa ma’y di magdidilim. Ako'y ibigin mo. Perlas ng Silanganan Alab ng puso Sa dibdib mo’y buhay.LERON-LERON SINTA Tagalog Folksong Leron. Gumising ka Neneng. Sa dagat at bundok. humanap ng iba. PAMBANSANG AWIT Julian Felipe Bayang magiliw. baka ka mahulog. Lupang hinirang. buko ng papaya Dala-dala'y buslo. Sa simoy at sa langit mong bughaw May dilag ang tula at awit Sa paglayang minamahal.

Thy banner. Ne'er shall invaders Trample thy sacred shores. Thee do our souls adore. With fervor burning. Feel the throb of glorious liberty. Ever within the skies And through thy clouds and o'er the hills and sea. . It's sun and stars alight. PIPIT by San Pedro (1) May pumukol sa pipit sa sanga ng isang kahoy At nahagip ng bato ang pakpak ng munting ibon (2) Dahil sa sakit di na makaya pang lumipad At ang nangyari ay nahulog nguni't parang taong bumigkas (3) Mamang kay lupit Ang puso mo'y di na nahabag Pag pumanaw ang buhay ko May isang pipit na iiyak (Instrumental) (Repeat(1). dear to all our hearts. Child of the sun returning. Do we behold the radiance. Cradle of noble heroes. Land dear and holy. (2) Repeat (3) twice PHILIPPINE NATIONAL ANTHEM Land of the morning.Aking ligaya na pag may mang-aapi Ang mamatay ng dahil sa ‘yo.

But it is glory ever. In thine embrace. 'sang diwa ang minimithi ko Sa bayan ko't bandila Laan buhay ko't diwa Ako ay Pilipino Pilipinong totoo Ako ay Pilipino. Ako ay Pilipino. For us thy sons to suffer and die. AKO AY PILIPINO by George Canseco/Bagayaua Ako ay Pilipino Ang dugo'y maharlika Likas sa aking puso Adhikaing kay ganda Sa Pilipinas na aking bayan Lantay na Perlas ng Silanganan Wari'y natipon ang kayamanan ng Maykapal Bigay sa 'king talino Sa mabuti lang laan Sa aki'y katutubo Ang maging mapagmahal Ako ay Pilipino. when thou art wronged. . ako ay Pilipino Taas noo kahit kanino Ang Pilipino ay ako. ako ay Pilipino Isang bansa. ako ay Pilipino Taas noo kahit kanino Ang Pilipino ay ako.O never shall its shining field Be dimmed by tyrants' night! Beautiful land of love. 'tis rapture to lie. O land of light.

Pilipinas kong mahal.Send "Pilipinas Kong Mahal" Ringtone to your Cell Pilipinas Kong Mahal lyrics Ang bayan ko'y tanging ikaw Pilipinas Kong Mahal Ang puso ko at buhay man Sa iyo'y ibibigay Tungkulin kong gagampanan [.From :http://www. Philippines.. English Version I love my own my native land Philippines. . the trees that crown thy mountains grand. the seas that beat upon thy strand Awake my heart to thy command.net/read/f/francisco-santiago-lyrics/pilipinas-kong-mahal-lyrics. sa iyo'y ibibigay. Pilipinas kong mahal. my Philippines. my Philippines To thee I give my heart and hand Philippines..html -] Na lagi kang paglingkuran Ang laya mo'y babantayan Pilipinas kong Hirang. Tungkulin ko'y gagampanan na lagi kang paglingkuran.elyrics. my Philippines. Ang puso ko at buhay man. Lyrics Ang bayan ko'y tanging ikaw. Ang laya mo'y babantayan.

Half note-: A note having the time value of two quarter notes or half of a whole note.A musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note or half a half note. Quarter note. 8th note-An eighth note (American) or a quaver (other English-speaking countries) is a musical note played for one eighth the duration of a whole note. represented by a ring with no stem. hence the name.kinds of music notes Whole note-A note having the time value of two half notes or four quarter notes. . represented by a ring with a stem.

the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation. styles. search Modern musical symbols are the marks and symbols that are widely used in western musical scores.2 Key signatures o 5. they spell FACE from the bottom up and Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge going up the scale as well. to some degree.3 Quarter tones 6 Time signatures 7 Note relationships 8 Dynamics 9 Articulation marks 10 Ornaments 11 Octave signs 12 Repetition and codas . A good trick for memorizing the names of the spaces is. Both the lines and spaces are counted from the bottom up. Contents             1 Lines 2 Clefs 3 Notes and rests 4 Breaks 5 Accidentals and key signatures o 5. List of musical symbols From Wikipedia. rhythm. The lines and space correspond with the note names. These symbols are used in modern pieces of western music to describe a composition in its fundamentals – pitch. tempo – and. its articulation.Music Bar with notes-The music staff is five lines with four spaces between the lines. and instruments today. This is intended to be a comprehensive guide to the various symbols encountered in modern musical notation.1 Common accidentals o 5.

Such ledger lines are placed behind the note heads. Dotted barline Subdivides long measures of complex meter into shorter segments for ease of reading. brace Connects two or more lines of music that are played simultaneously. Clefs .2 Piano  13. and extend a small distance to each side.[1] Depending on the instruments playing.1 Pedal marks  13. Also used at changes in key signature.2 Other piano notation 14 See also 15 References 16 External links Lines Staff The staff is the fundamental latticework of music notation. will vary in designs and styles. Bar line Used to separate measures (see time signatures below for an explanation of measures). The five stave lines and four intervening spaces correspond to pitches of the diatonic scale – which pitch is meant by a given line or space is defined by the clef. time signature or major changes in style or tempo. Ledger or leger lines Used to extend the staff to pitches that fall above or below it. Accolade.2. the brace. Bold double barline Used to indicate the conclusion of a movement or an entire composition. upon which symbols are placed. Bold double bar line.    13 Instrument-specific notation o 13. or accolade.1 Guitar o 13. Bar lines are extended to connect the upper and lower staffs of a grand staff.2. Dotted bar line. Double bar line. Multiple ledger lines may be used when necessary to notate pitches even farther above or below the staff. Double barline Used to separate two sections of music. usually according to natural rhythmic subdivisions.

and is used for most modern vocal music. where it represents the bass and baritone voices." This clef appears nearly as often as the treble clef. or approximately 175 Hz. or tessitura. it makes the center line on the staff middle C. it replaces the bass clef when the number of ledger lines above the bass staff hinders easy reading. and trombone. Middle C is the 1st ledger line above the stave here. Middle-C is the 1st ledger line below the stave here. cello. C clef (Alto Clef and Tenor Clef) This clef points to the line (or space. it makes the second line from the top of the staff F below middle C. Positioned here. In early music. and is referred to as the "treble clef. especially in choral music. It may also be drawn with a separate single-line staff for each untuned percussion instrument. or approximately 392 Hz. . F clef (Bass Clef) The line or space between the dots in this clef denotes F below middle C. The shape of the clef comes from a stylised upper-case-G. however. of the staff on which it is placed. rarely) representing middle C. and is referred to as the "alto clef. octave treble (tenors). Positioned here. such as some of those used for percussion. or approximately 262 Hz. it assigns G above middle C to the second line from the bottom of the staff." This is the most commonly encountered clef in modern notation. G clef (Treble Clef) The centre of the spiral defines the line or space upon which it rests as the pitch G above middle C. Modern editions of music from such periods generally transpose the original C-clef parts to either treble (female voices). C clefs were used in vocal music of the classical era and earlier. Positioned here. Additional clefs may appear in the middle of a staff to indicate a change in register for instruments with a wide range. their usage in vocal music has been supplanted by the universal use of the treble and bass clefs. the C clef is most often considered a "movable" clef: it is frequently seen pointing instead to the fourth line and called a "tenor clef". This clef is used very often in music written for bassoon. clefs could be placed on any of several lines on a staff." This clef is used in modern notation for the viola. or bass clef (tenors and basses). Two different styles of neutral clefs are pictured here.Main article: Clef Clefs define the pitch range. Each line can represent a specific percussion instrument within a set. While all clefs can be placed anywhere on the staff to indicate various tessitura. such as in a drum set. and is called a "bass clef. A clef is usually the leftmost symbol on a staff. The shape of the clef comes from a stylised upper-case-F (which used to be written the reverse of the modern F) Neutral clef Used for pitchless instruments.

Even if the eight is not present. like the percussion clef. A treble clef with an eight below is the most commonly used. is not a clef in the true sense. six lines would be used). and the other notes are named (in American usage) in comparison. Tablature For guitars and other plucked instruments it is possible to notate tablature in place of ordinary notes. This TAB sign. typically used instead of a C clef for tenor lines in choral scores. The interstitial spaces on a tablature are never used. i. The number of lines of the staff is not necessarily five: one line is used for each string of the instrument (so.Octave Clef Treble and bass clefs can also be modified by octave numbers. An eight or fifteen above a clef raises the intended pitch range by one or two octaves respectively. for standard 6-stringed guitars. a quarter note is a quarter the length of a whole note. Similarly.e. Notes and rests Main article: Note value Note and rest values are not absolutely defined. Numbers on the lines show on which fret the string should be played. but rather a symbol employed instead of a clef. The whole note is the reference value. tenor parts in the treble clef are understood to be sung an octave lower than written. a TAB sign is often written instead of a clef. In this case. but are proportional in duration to all other note and rest values. Note British name / American name Breve / Double whole note Rest Semibreve / Whole note Minim / Half note Crotchet / Quarter note . an eight or fifteen below a clef lowers the pitch range by one or two octaves respectively.

modern notation encourages the use of beaming in a consistent manner with instrumental engraving. three dots by seven-eighths. . one dot by one-half. if a quarter note had one dot alongside itself. Multi-measure rest Indicates the number of measures in a resting part without a change in meter. Semiquaver / Sixteenth note Demisemiquaver / Thirty-second note Hemidemisemiquaver / Sixty-fourth note Beamed notes Beams connect eighth notes (quavers) and notes of shorter value. In older printings of vocal music. Today. it would get one and a half beats. due to the body of music in which traditional metric states are not always assumed. For example. and so on. and are equivalent in value to flags. two dots by three-quarters. Therefore n dots lengthen the note's or rest's original d duration to . beaming is at the discretion of the composer or arranger and irregular beams are often used to place emphasis on a particular rhythmic pattern. In metered music. regardless of the meter. Dotted note Placing dots to the right of the corresponding notehead lengthens the note's duration. beams are often only used when several notes are to be sung to one beat. e. Also called "gathered rest" or "multi-bar rest". used to conserve space and to simplify notation. the note has the same number of flags (or hooks) as the rest has branches.Quaver / Eighth note For notes of this length and shorter. and the presence of beams or flags no longer informs the singer. beams reflect the rhythmic grouping of notes.g. Rests can be dotted in the same manner as notes. this is more common in ametrical passages. They may also be used to group short phrases of notes of the same value.

Sharp Raises the pitch of a note by one semitone. or modifies the pitch of a sharp or flat as defined by the prevailing key signature (such as F-sharp in the key of G major. Breaks Breath mark In a score. for example). . Natural Cancels a previous accidental. For bowed instruments. 128th notes are used by Mozart and Beethoven. time resumes when conductor or leader indicates. during which time is not counted. so they should really be 1. this symbol tells the performer or singer to take a breath (or make a slight pause for non-wind instruments). The name of very short notes can be found with this formula: th note.024th notes.Durations shorter than the 64th are rare but not unknown. it indicates to lift the bow and play the next note with a downward (or upward. Flat Lowers the pitch of a note by one semitone. the context shows clearly that these notes have one beam more than intended. Caesura Indicates a brief. Accidentals and key signatures Main articles: Accidental (music) and Key signature Common accidentals Accidentals modify the pitch of the notes that follow them on the same staff position within a measure. In ensemble playing. silent pause. unless cancelled by an additional accidental. 256th notes occur in works of Vivaldi and even Beethoven. This pause usually does not affect the overall tempo. An extreme case is the Toccata Grande Cromatica by early-19th-century American composer Anthony Philip Heinrich. if marked) bow. however.048ths. which uses note values as short as 2.

the key is B♭ major/G minor. Different keys are defined by the number of sharps in the key signature. the key is assumed to be C major/A minor. thus avoiding the use of accidentals for many notes. (Another notation for the demiflat is a flat with a diagonal slash through its stem. In systems where pitches are divided into intervals smaller than a quarter tone. B♭ and proceeding to the right. and all octaves thereof.) . lowered to B♭ and E♭ . Double sharp Raises the pitch of a note by two chromatic semitones. if only the first two flats are used. . and the corresponding pitches are raised.Double flat Lowers the pitch of a note by two chromatic semitones. Key signatures Key signatures define the prevailing key of the music that follows. A common notation involves writing the fraction 1/4 next to an arrow pointing up or down. If no key signature appears. and all octaves thereof. starting with the leftmost. Below are examples of an alternative notation: Demiflat Lowers the pitch of a note by one quarter tone. for example. Flat key signature Lowers by a semitone the pitch of notes on the corresponding line or space.. but can also signify a neutral key.e. Different keys are defined by the number of flats in the key signature. i. employing individual accidentals as required for each note.e. The key signature examples shown here are described as they would appear on a treble staff. for example. the slashed flat represents a lower note than the reversed flat. also proceeding from left to right. thus defining the prevailing major or minor key. if only the first four sharps are used. i. thus defining the prevailing major or minor key. the key is E major/C♯ minor. Quarter tones Quarter-tone notation in Western music is not standardized. and all B's and E's are "flatted". Usually used when the note to be modified is already sharped by the key signature. Sharp key signature Raises by a semitone the pitch of notes on the corresponding line or space. Usually used when the note to be modified is already flatted by the key signature.

Other conventions for microtonal music are used on an ad hoc basis. Time signatures Main article: Time signature Time signatures define the meter of the music. You would pronounce this as "Six Eight Time. Occasionally represented with two vertical and three diagonal bars instead. however. This example announces that each measure is the equivalent length of three crotchets (quarter-notes)." .simple time signatures The bottom number represents the note value of the basic pulse of the music (in this case the 4 represents the crotchet or quarter-note). Specific time . but only suggest. To derive the unit of the basic pulse in compound meters. The top number indicates how many of these subdivisions appear in each measure. Music is "marked off" in uniform sections called bars or measures. This example announces that each measure is the equivalent length of two dotted crotchets (dotted quarternotes). and time signatures establish the number of beats in each.Flat-and-a-half (sesquiflat) Lowers the pitch of a note by three quarter tones.compound time signatures The bottom number represents the note value of the subdivisions of the basic pulse of the music (in this case the 8 represents the quaver or eighth-note). Time signatures tend to suggest. Sharp-and-a-half Raises the pitch of a note by three quarter tones. prevailing groupings of beats or pulses. A time signature that conveys information about the way the piece actually sounds is thus chosen. Demisharp Raises the pitch of a note by one quarter tone. and divide the top number by 3 to determine how many of these pulses there are each measure. Specific time . This is not necessarily intended to indicate which beats are emphasized. and was referred to as a "perfect" time. double this value and add a dot. The top number indicates how many of these note values appear in each measure. You would pronounce this as "Three Four Time".

Note relationships Tie Indicates that the two (or more) notes joined together are to be played as one note with the time values added together. rearticulation is permitted. Many publishers precede the marking with letters "M. when it represented 2/4. To be a tie. A phrase mark indicates a musical phrase and may not necessarily require that the music be slurred. in this case. otherwise. Slurs and ties are similar in appearance. Today it represents 4/4. a phrase mark usually shows how each syllable in the lyrics is to be sung. Alla breve or Cut time This symbol represents 2/2 time. A tie is distinguishable because it always joins exactly two immediately adjacent notes of the same pitch. or (on instruments with neither breath nor bow) connected into a phrase as if played in a single breath. or quarter notes. referring to Maelzel's Metronome. In vocal music. A phrase mark (or less commonly. a crotchet (or quarter note) would get half a beat. a slur may only indicate that the notes are to be played legato. . it is a slur (see below). fit into one minute of time. one uninterrupted breath. whereas a slur may join any number of notes of varying pitches. Here. Slur Indicates that two or more notes are to be played in one physical stroke. but connects a passage of music over several measures. or "imperfect time". and at any significant change of tempo. Metronome mark Written at the start of a score. they must be on the same line or the same space. ligature) is a mark that is visually identical to a slur. In this particular example.M. this symbol precisely defines the tempo of the music by assigning absolute durations to all note values within the score. the performer is told that 120 crotchets. the notes must be identical. that is.Common time This symbol is a throwback to fourteenth century rhythmic notation.". indicating two minim (or half-note) beats per measure. In certain contexts.

Glissando or Portamento A continuous. half as soft as piano. though softer dynamics are often specified with additional ps.. such as the trombone. Dynamics Main article: Dynamics (music) Dynamics are indicators of the relative intensity or volume of a musical line. Piano Soft. e. Very infrequently does one see softer dynamics than this.g. timpani. Arpeggiated chord A chord with notes played in rapid succession. which are specified with additional ps. half as loud as forte. each note being sustained as the others are played. Forte Loud. triplets. Tuplets are named according to the number of irregular notes. Used as often as piano to indicate contrast. three notes played in the normal duration of four. . etc. Usually the most often used indication. Tuplet A number of notes of irregular duration are performed within the duration of a given number of notes of regular time value. duplets. Usually the softest indication in a piece of music. Chord Several notes sounded simultaneously ("solid" or "block"). usually ascending. If no dynamic appears. five notes played in the normal duration of four notes. e. Mezzo forte Similarly. or in succession ("broken"). Mezzo piano Literally.g. Pianississimo Extremely soft. mezzo-forte is assumed to be the prevailing dynamic level.. A chord may contain any number of notes. quadruplets. three-note chords are called triads. nonfretted string instruments. seven notes played in the normal duration of two. while other instruments such as the piano or mallet instruments will blur the discrete pitches between the start and end notes to mimic a continuous slide (glissando). Also called a "broken chord". Some instruments. Two-note chords are called dyad. and the human voice can make this glide continuously (portamento). electronic instruments. unbroken glide from one note to the next that includes the pitches between. Pianissimo Very soft.

Usually the loudest indication in a piece. then immediately softly (piano). though louder dynamics are often specified with additional fs (such as fortississimo – seen below). Articulation marks Articulations (or accents) specify how individual notes are to be performed within a phrase or passage. This may be used at the end of a diminuendo to indicate 'fade out to nothing'.[2] A small "s" in front of the dynamic notations means "subito". They may also appear in conjunction with phrasing marks listed above. Fortississimo Extremely loud. use of this dynamic has been virtually outlawed as endangering the hearing of the performers. Staccato This indicates that the note is to be played shorter than notated. In some European countries. shortening their performed duration without speeding the music itself. but all other notations. usually half the value. When written out in full. it applies to the sequence of sounds or chords under or over which it is placed. fierce accent on a single sound or chord. Sforzando Literally "forced". which are specified with additional fs. They can be fine-tuned by combining more than one such symbol over or under a note. Subito is commonly used with sforzandos. the rest of the metric value is then silent. . Can be extended under many notes to indicate that the volume steadily increases during the passage. Can be extended in the same manner as crescendo. most commonly as "sff" (subitofortissimo) or "spp" (subitopianissimo). Forte-piano A section of music in which the music should initially be played loudly (forte).Fortissimo Very loud. Another value that rarely appears is niente. ('fff') meaning extremely loud. and means that the dynamic is to be changed to the new notation rapidly. For example "piano-pianissimo" (represented as 'ppp' meaning so softly as to be almost inaudible. and forte-fortissimo. Crescendo A gradual increase in volume. denotes an abrupt. Staccato marks may appear on notes of any value. Diminuendo Also decrescendo A gradual decrease in volume. Very infrequently does one see louder dynamics than this. Other commonly used dynamics build upon these values. which means 'nothing'.

Also known as a Bartók pizzicato. and sometimes indicated an accent and not staccato. In organ music. May appear on notes of any duration. making the note very short. or it may indicate a separate attack on a note. Usually appears over all parts at the same metrical location in a piece. to show a halt in tempo. denotes that a natural harmonic (also called flageolet) is to be played. this denotes that a pedal note is to be played with the heel. but still appear in some scores. Tenuto This symbol has several meanings: It may indicate that a note be played for its full value. It may be combined with a staccato dot to indicate a slight detachment ("portato" or "mezzo staccato"). this accent indicates a "stopped note" (a note played with the stopping hand shoved further into the bell of the horn). Fermata (Pause) An indefinitely-sustained note. Natural harmonic or Open note On a stringed instrument. (In the past. It can be placed above or below the note. These usages are now almost defunct. or rest. making it "snap" against the frame. Marcato The note is played somewhat louder or more forcefully than a note with a regular accent mark (open horizontal wedge). this marking’s meaning was more ambiguous: it sometimes was used interchangeably with staccato. On a valved brass instrument.) Accent The note is played louder or with a harder attack than surrounding unaccented notes. Left-hand pizzicato or Stopped note A note on a stringed instrument where the string is plucked with the left hand (the hand that usually stops the strings) rather than bowed. or slightly longer. Usually applied to quarter notes or shorter. On the horn. Snap pizzicato On a stringed instrument. . it may indicate a slight dynamic emphasis. or without mute). chord. denotes that the note is to be played "open" (without lowering any valve. a note played by stretching a string away from the frame of the instrument and letting it go.Staccatissimo Indicates a longer silence after the note (as described above).

When placed to the right of the note. though the latter is more prevalent in modern performances. this symbol indicates an extended. the note is played while drawing the bow upward. the mordent begins on the auxiliary note. the mordent begins on the auxiliary note. the note is played with a downstroke. By either placing a vertical line through the turn symbol or inverting it. or running. the turn (also known as a gruppetto) indicates a sequence of upper auxiliary note. . trill. Trills can begin on either the specified root note or the upper auxiliary note. In most music." When followed by a wavy horizontal line. the principal note is played first. On a plucked string instrument played with a plectrum or pick (such as a guitar played pickstyle or a mandolin). Ornaments Ornaments modify the pitch pattern of individual notes. it indicates the order of the auxiliary notes is to be reversed. In much music. On a plucked string instrument played with a plectrum or pick (such as a guitar played pickstyle or a mandolin). Down bow or Giù arco Like sull'arco. this marking indicates to play the pedal note with the toe. and the alternation between the two notes may be extended. the note below it. this marking indicates to play the pedal note with the heel. Mordent (lower) Rapidly play the principal note. then return to the principal note for the remaining duration. Turn When placed directly above the note. Trill A rapid alternation between the specified note and the next higher note (according to key signature) within its duration. and the alternation between the two notes may be extended. the note is played with an upstroke. Mordent Rapidly play the principal note. except the bow is drawn downward. Also note in organ notation. In organ notation. the next higher note (according to key signature) then return to the principal note for the remaining duration. and a return to the principal note.Up bow or Sull'arco On a bowed string instrument. followed by the above pattern. Also called a "shake. principal note. lower auxiliary note.

Octave signs Ottava The 8va sign is placed above the staff (as shown) to indicate the passage is to be played one octave higher. As shown here. Acciaccatura The acciaccatura is of very brief duration.[3][4] Quindicesima The 15ma sign is placed above the staff (as shown) to indicate the passage is to be played two octaves higher. Typically. the word bassa is sometimes added. When they appear below the staff. If the tremolo is between two notes. a single tremolo line on a sufficiently short note (such as a sixteenth) is played as a drag. as though brushed on the way to the principal note. (An 8vb sign is placed below the staff to indicate the passage is to be played one octave lower. In percussion notation. and drags. which receives virtually all of its notated duration.Appoggiatura The first half of the principal note's duration has the pitch of the grace note (the first two-thirds if the principal note is a dotted note). then they are played in rapid alternation. The number of slashes through the stem (or number of diagonal bars between two notes) indicates the frequency at which the note is to be repeated (or alternated). diddles. Repetition and codas Tremolo A rapidly-repeated note. tremolos are used to indicate rolls. the note is to be repeated at a demisemiquaver (thirty-second note) rate. (A 15mb sign is placed below the staff to indicate the passage is to be played two octaves lower.) 8va and 15ma are sometimes abbreviated further to 8 and 15. and a combination of three stem and tremolo .

Coda Indicates a forward jump in the music to its ending passage. "From the sign") Tells the performer to repeat playing of the music starting at the nearest segno. "From top") Tells the performer to repeat playing of the music from its beginning. it is possible to have more than two endings (1st. Volta brackets (1st and 2nd endings.and 2nd-time bars) A repeated passage is to be played with different endings on different playings. the first usually means to repeat the previous measure. al coda (Da capo al coda). Simile marks Denote that preceding groups of beats or measures are to be repeated. This is followed by al fine (lit. in the case of timpani. (The little finger is rarely used in classical music. or al coda (lit. al coda (Dal segno al coda) or D. the interpretation of tremolos is highly variable.C.S. Segno Mark used with dal segno. Dal segno (lit. "to the coda (sign)").. or beside the note to which they are attached. which means to repeat to the word fine and stop.) They read as follows: Symbol Spanish Latin English . 3rd . below. If there is no left repeat sign. the right repeat sign sends the performer back to the start of the piece or the nearest double bar. and the second usually means to repeat the previous two measures. 2nd. Instrument-specific notation Guitar The guitar has a right-hand fingering notation system derived from the names of the fingers in Spanish or Latin.. Only used after playing through a D. Da capo (lit.). which means repeat to the coda sign and then jump forward. "to the end"). They are written above. Repeat signs Enclose a passage that is to be played more than once. and should be examined by the director and performers. This is followed by al fine or al coda just as with da capo. mallet percussions and some untuned percussion instrument such as triangle and bass drum) for a period equivalent to the duration of the note. In the examples here.lines indicates a double-stroke roll (or a single-stroke roll. marked with the same sign. In other cases. or 1st.

4. English left hand right hand r. a meñique minimus little Piano Pedal marks These pedal marks appear in music for instruments with sustain pedals. such as the piano. Italian mano sinistra mano destra Finger identifications: 1 = thumb 2 = index 3 = middle 4 = ring 1. Con sordino.h. then depressed again. The extended lower line tells the player to keep the sustain pedal depressed for all notes below which it appears.H l. The inverted "V" shape (∧) indicates the pedal is to be momentarily released. Engage pedal Tells the player to put the sustain pedal down. vibraphone and chimes. m. e.p pulgar pollex thumb i índice index index m medio media middle a anular anularis ring c. x. q. apply the mute. r. in other instruments. Tutte le corde Tells the player to let the soft pedal up or.H German linke Hand rechte Hand m. m. in other instruments.s. Other piano notation left hand right hand l. 2. French main gauche main droite m. 3. Senza sordino. Una corda Tells the player to put the soft pedal down or.d.h. Variable pedal mark More accurately indicates the precise use of the sustain pedal.d. Release pedal Tells the player to let the sustain pedal up. 5 . remove the mute.g.

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