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.