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Offline ggpianogg

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Question regarding sheet markings
« on: January 31, 2010, 09:48:38 PM »
Hi guys,

Three questions regarding sheet music markings:



What does this marking mean?

And...



What does it mean when the treble cleff suddenly appears like this in the middle of a bar?

And...



What does those markings mean?

Thanks in advance for any help!

Offline go12_3

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Re: Question regarding sheet markings
«Reply #1 on: February 01, 2010, 12:03:05 AM »
Hi guys,

Three questions regarding sheet music markings:



What does this marking mean?
cresando and decresando markings




What does it mean when the treble cleff suddenly appears like this in the middle of a bar?


                   you play both hands, LH and the RH  in the treble clef




What does those markings mean?

the 1.  is you play that section through, then repeat where ever the piece indicates, then play up to the  2.  section  (it's hard to explain but hope this makes sense) until the end of the piece.)   

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Re: Question regarding sheet markings
«Reply #2 on: February 01, 2010, 10:27:32 AM »
Hi go12_3, thanks for your reply :)

One question regarding this:

"the 1.  is you play that section through, then repeat where ever the piece indicates, then play up to the  2.  section  (it's hard to explain but hope this makes sense) until the end of the piece.) "

You say "Then repeat where ever the piece indicates". How do I know where the piece indicates which part I should repeat? What kind of markings provide that information? Maybe it will make it easier to explain for you if I say that this sheet is from "For Elise" (Although you probably already knew that :))? Thanks in advance.

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Re: Question regarding sheet markings
«Reply #3 on: February 01, 2010, 02:15:02 PM »
why not download/buy yourself some basic music theory book? saves yourself alot of trouble.
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Re: Question regarding sheet markings
«Reply #4 on: February 01, 2010, 02:36:32 PM »
The double bar with two dots indicates repeat. The one with the dots on the right side of the bar tells you where the section to be repeated begins, and the one with the dots on the left tell you where it finishes (if the opening bar is not present before the other one, then you must repeat from the beginning of the piece).

The first time you play the section you end it with the bit that says 1, and when you hit the repeat line you go back to the beginning and you repeat, only this second time you replace the section 1 with the section 2, and you carry on.

But yeah, a teacher would explain better, you should try to get one.
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Re: Question regarding sheet markings
«Reply #5 on: February 01, 2010, 03:14:23 PM »
Hi go12_3, thanks for your reply :)

One question regarding this:

"the 1.  is you play that section through, then repeat where ever the piece indicates, then play up to the  2.  section  (it's hard to explain but hope this makes sense) until the end of the piece.) "

You say "Then repeat where ever the piece indicates". How do I know where the piece indicates which part I should repeat? What kind of markings provide that information? Maybe it will make it easier to explain for you if I say that this sheet is from "For Elise" (Although you probably already knew that :))? Thanks in advance.


You are most welcome, and it appears that a member has already answered your question perfectly   :)
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Re: Question regarding sheet markings
«Reply #6 on: February 01, 2010, 03:26:24 PM »
Thanks for your help everyone :)

I already have a teacher, but since I see him once a week, this forum remains one of my only sources for solid information for that that period between the lessons. I did get a book, as well, unfortunately it's more about basic theory but don't explain markings on sheet music in depth (just the absolute basics).

I use the internet quite a lot as well, of course, but I can't find everything there unfortunately, althought it does provide tons of useful information (otherwise I would have asked A LOT more questions about sheet music markings :)).

Thanks again guys!