All About Music Theory by Mark Harrison

By Mark Harrison

If you want there has been a enjoyable and interesting technique to assist you comprehend the basics of song, then this can be it. no matter if its studying to learn tune, realizing chords and scales, musical types, or improvising and composing, this relaxing advisor may help you to eventually begin realizing the constitution and layout of song. This fun-filled, easy-to-use advisor contains: * song notation * Scales and modes * Melody harmonization and counterpoint * Chord progressions * music shape and constitution, 50 well known songs akin to: good looks and the Beast * Candle within the Wind * think * within the Air this night * Killing Me Softly together with his tune * allow or not it's * Message in a Bottle * Misty * Satin Doll * Take the A teach * Unchained Melody * Whatd I Say * and extra!

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Most commonly four in number, the cittern's strings were of wire and strung in unison pairs in the following order: fourth course (tenor), third course (bass), second course (mean), first course (treble). " Metal strings were a characteristic feature of the Cittern and distinguished that instrument from the Gittern, or early Guitar, which were strung with gut. This distinction was noted by Michael Drayton in his Polyolbion (1613, Song IV): "Some that delight to touch the sterner wire chord, The Cythren .

23, dated ca. 1595, was copied by Matthew Holmes. Two systems on parallel staves have been used to transcribe both original tablature and keyboard notation: the forty-seven pieces for the four-course cittern on a single staff with treble clef, and the six pieces for the fourteen-course cittern or archcittern on a double staff with treble and bass clefs. In addition, certain procedures have been used for the keyboard realization: omission of simultaneous pitches at the unison, addition of rests to compensate for the full value of measures, inclusion of cautionary accidentals in small print, editorial interpretation of the meter signatures indicated in the tablature, and transcription of the music retaining the original values of the notes.

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