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- Dotted notes add half of the value to itself. I understand it's difficult, but rest assured that there are only 4 rhythms to memorize.
Notice how the MIDI notes and the sheet music notes line up. This should help you "see" the duration of the notes
- When learning shortcuts, these are the modifier keys. They'll save you a ton of time (AKA money)
See slide 5
Here's an easier version of the Circle of Fifths. When we get into learning chord progressions then we'll have to refer to this.
The order of sharps and flats relate to the key signature. Example: if a song is in the Key of A, then we use the Circle of Fifths in Slide 7 to see that A has 3 #'s. What are the 3 sharps in A? They're F#, C#, and G#.
The order of sharps and flats tells us which sharps or flats are in which key signatures.