How To Read Piano Music
First, the good news: written music is designed for the piano. So if you were to play a quarter note and there was another quarter note right after it (the first one being tenuto) it would sound as if there were no space in between the two notes except for a slight re-attack of the key. It doesnt get used much in classical music (or much at all for that matter) but it is fun to throw into some of your own creations for some extra excitement, especially if the music is fast paced. Quiet parts building into loud parts, accent, exciting musical tricks and techniques make a great song marvelous.
We tend to think of reading music in terms of identifying notes by their position on the staff, which is the way beginners are usually taught.
So a capital letter by itself tells you to play a major triad. The symbol for a glissando is a straight line that connects the two notes and usually has gliss. Crescendos and Decrescendos, this is probably one reason that practicing scales is emphasized so much.
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However, I can point you to a great resource that not only helps you learn to read piano music but also gives you a thorough training in every aspect of making music on the piano.
A, so its hard to miss, the main point is that they are both useful and complement each other.
The last two notes seem to be shorter than the rest. My piano teacher once told me that you should never be able to listen to classical music at one volume because the dynamics were so extraordinary that you would turn the volume up at low points and it would blow your speakers out at the. Think of yourself saying dahdahDAHdah.