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#983337 - 10/23/04 07:50 AM Some signs in the notes i don't understand.
Wolfi Offline
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Registered: 10/20/04
Posts: 19
Loc: Norway
Hi everyone.

I have bought some notes of Mozart (easy songs ;\) ). And then in some of the songs is it a dot after the note, over the note, and under the note. What does this signs mean?

And before I play a song is it standing "andante" and "allegretto", what does that mean?

Thanks. ;\)

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#983338 - 10/23/04 11:03 AM Re: Some signs in the notes i don't understand.
Lightnin Offline
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Registered: 07/17/04
Posts: 210
Wolfi, you need a book on first basics, and a piano teacher. Also a small pocket music dictionary for the terms. Short of that, you can enter the words at www.google.com (perhaps followed by the word definition) and find many definitions.

Dot after a note lengthens the note time by half again longer than normal.

Dot above or below a note is the same thing, it means staccato, or short separated notes.

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