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Unformatted text preview: MELODY MELODY A very important element of very music! music! Music 4th-6th grades Stephenie Wheeler DEFINITION OF MELODY DEFINITION aA aA tune line of single tones that move line upward, move downward, or repeat repeat The Staff The a The musical staff is made up of five The horizontal lines and four spaces. horizontal There is a direct relationship between playing consecutive white keys on the piano, writing notes on the musical staff, and the letters of the musical alphabet. alphabet. LINES & SPACES LINES Treble Clef Names The treble clef is also called the G clef because the clef symbol curls around the line that represents the G above middle C. The names of the treble clef lines can be remembered by the saying "Every Good Boy Does Fine." The spaces spell "F A C E." Notes can move upward upward If you think of the lines as a ladder, it is easier to understand them. The higher you climb on the ladder of lines, the higher the notes will sound. The spaces count as steps on the ladder too. Notes can move downward downward Notes can repeat or stay the same the Notes can move by step Notes a This means there will be a note on This every line and space, consecutively every Notes can move by skip Notes This means that notes are placed on the staff, or sounded by a pattern of skipping every other note. *In the example below, the space notes are skipped, so the notes move up by skip. Notes can move by leap Notes This means that the distance This between the notes is farther than a skip. skip. a Notes that move by leap will sound Notes far apart as well. far a ...
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