2The Music StaffA staff has five lines and four spaces. Composers write notes on the staff when they compose music. You look at a staff to read music. ___________________________5____________________________________4_______________4_____________________3________________3__________________2__________________2_________________1____________________1__________________
3A staff is more than just lines and spaces A staff is more than just lines and spaces. A staff has a clef sign, time signature, bar lines, measures, notes, key signature, ledger lines, notes, rests, and lots of other stuff.
4Names the second line: Line G. Treble ClefTreble Clef / G ClefNames the second line: Line G.Steps to drawing the treble clef:Draw a vertical line from top to bottom.Go to the top of the line and make a loop to the fourth line.Cross the line and go to line 1.Wrap around line 2.Clef used for high register instruments: Piano, Violin, Flute, Guitar, Recorder, Piccolo.
5Bass Clef Bass Clef / F clef Names the fourth line F. Step to drawing the Bass clef:1. Draw a solid circle on the fourth line.2. Extend to the fifth line.3. Go to the second line.4. Add two dots on spaces tree and four.Clef used for low registerinstruments: Cello,Double Bass, Piano,Bassoon, Bass Guitar
6Naming the lines and Spaces in the Treble Staff __________________________F____________________________________D_______________E_____________________B________________C___________________G_________________A__________________E____________________F_____________Lines: Every Good Boy Does FineSpaces: Spell FACECan you come up with your own phrase to remember the lines and spaces?
7Naming the lines and Spaces in the Bass Staff AlwaysFineDoBoysGoodHow are the lines on the Bass clef similar to the lines on the Treble clef?GrassEatCowsAll
8Ledger LinesNotes written above or below the staff are called ledger lines. Ledger lines are short lines use only when notes are written outside of the five lines.How many ledger line notes can you find?
9Time SignatureTime signatures tell you how many beats and what kind of notes per measure there are. The top number tells you how many beats per measure. The bottom tells you that the quarter note ( ) equals 1 beat.
10Measures and Bar lines Beats divide the staff into measures. Bar lines show the beginning and ending of each measure.What is the time signature?How many beats are in each measure?How many measures are there?How many bar lines are there?
11Musical NotesNotes look different so that we can distinguish them. They have parts which makes them different: head, stem, flag, beam, and dots.Look at the note chart:Which notes have stems?Which notes have flags?Which note has just a head?What two notes are not colored in?Which note do you think equals 1beat?
12Music Jeopardy Music Staff Clefs Music Notes Note Values Time Signature1020304050
13How many beats are in each measure if the time signature is 2/4 and what kinds of notes can we use? Back to Game