How to read music in 15 minutes

1- Why is so important to learn to read music according to the video?

2- What does reading music tell you?

3- What takes you more time, pitch or rhythm?

4- Could you tell the difference between pitch and rhythm?
Pitch means _______notes to play and rhythm means ___________to play them.

5- How could you describe the staff?

6- What are the notes?

7- What is most difficult, learning tne pitch of the note or the rhythm of the note according to this video?

8- What are the two main types of clef?

9- What must we use when we can´t put notes in the stave?

10- What´s the meaning of “ledger lines”?

11- What sentence would be useful for us to remember musical notes in the lines?

12- Can you remember where the middle C in the bass clef is?

13- Number the 4 main different kinds of notes value.

14-What´s the name of B flat in Spanish?

15-Draw a sharp:

16-What´s the meaning of “sharp” ( in music) in Spanish?

17-What does “flat” ( in music) mean in Spanish?

18- What does the natural sign mean? Draw it.

19- What´s a key signature? Give some examples of it.

20-Where is the key signature placed?

21- Where do you write the sharp or flat symbols?

22- What happens when a note is flattered in a bar?

23- Do the sharp and the flat affect other notes in the stave?

24- What happens when you write a natural sign?

25- What is time signature?

26- What is the most common time signature?

27- What does the time signature tell the performer? ( How many beats are in each bar)

28- What do the top nnumber and the bottom number mean in 4/4 time?

29- What is a dynamic marking?

30- Write all dynamic markings from the softest to the loudest?

31- What does “crescendo” mean?

32- What does “mezzo piano”mean ?

33- What is the quietest dynamic marking? And the loudest?

34-Did you like the video? Why?

35- What is the best and the worse art of the video for you?

These questions were written by students from 2º A-B from Rodríguez MOñino Secondary School and completed and corrected by
Antonio Carrasco and Mª José de Vega.