Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.
Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.
Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 2nd of any quality.
Two notes played together, usually in one hand but sometimes in both, whose distance is the interval of a 3rd of any quality.
Indications placed above or below notes instructing the player to hold those notes longer than their original notated length.
Five Finger Scales
Simple five-note scales whose notes fit within a comfortable hand shape; applied when more than one such scale appears in a piece.
A continuous slide upwards or downwards from one note to another.
Hand and Finger Techniques
A technique that involves one hand crossing over or under the other.
Octave Higher and Octave Lower
Symbols that indicate playing a note or range of notes either an octave higher or lower than notated.
Shifting Hand Positions
A technique that requires the player to pick up and move their hand to a new position; usually from a five finger scale to another.
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