Click the button to access Goodwin's High End Glossary of Tempo Markings used in Classical Music. It defines Italian tempo markings with a range of bpm (beat per minute). Also includes definitions of classical music modifiers and mood markings.
Free blank music notation paper from MakingMusicFun.net
Click the button to access an 8.5" x 11" poster of the Circle of Fifths with mnemonics to remember the order of sharps and flats in key signatures. This tool helps you see the key center (tonic) for a piece of music based on the key signature, and helps you compose music. To read more about the relationships between the keys, visit: MusicCrashCourses
Click "Piano Pedals" to read more about the different pedals you may find on a piano.
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From any Office application, click the Insert tab and select Symbol. In the Symbol window select the Font: Segoe UI Symbol
In the Character Code field, type: 1d100
This is the symbol for a bar line. Scroll down the list from here to see more music notation symbols. Click the button below for more details from Microsoft user support forum.
1. Click on the “Insert” menu.
2. Select “Special characters”
3. Search for the hex number. (2669-266F)
4. Click on symbol to insert.
2669 = ♩ 266A = ♪
266B = ♫ 266C = ♬
266D = ♭ 266E = ♮
266F = ♯
There is a right way to hold a pencil and paper when you write, and there's a wrong way. The right way, described in the article for left and right-handed people, affords maximum ergonomics and muscle relaxation. This enables a writer to have beautiful penmanship with minimum ease, and prevents repetitive stress. Good penmanship is important for composers so other's can read the music you write.
last page update: 01 JAN 2021
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