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Topic: Quick question about a certain chord  (Read 1496 times)

Offline trikster

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Quick question about a certain chord
on: December 01, 2003, 09:26:12 PM
I'm a beginner piano player, and I'm trying to learn some sheet music quickly.  There is a certain piece of sheet music I am trying to read, and has a flat on the third line from the bottom and a flat on the second line from the bottom on the bass clef.  Does this mean that whenever I go to play these notes, I would just hit the flat instead?

The music I am talking about can be located here: https://tinyurl.com/x8tb (It's a PDF file)

I just need help to figure out where my fingers go and what the flats mean...the rest I can figure out myself through trial and error.

Offline eddie92099

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Re: Quick question about a certain chord
Reply #1 on: December 01, 2003, 09:44:27 PM
If the flats are written in the key signature (i.e. not written next to a note, rather at the beginning of each line) then the flat applies to all notes on that line where it otherwise remains unstated. However, if the flat is written next to a specific note, then the flat applies to all notes on that line in that bar only,
Ed

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Re: Quick question about a certain chord
Reply #2 on: December 01, 2003, 09:45:24 PM
Ok then...thank you very much!
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