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More than likely it shows note timing for another verse, where there are different words which need to be sung/played in a slightly different rhythm.There doesn't seem to be a hard and fast rule as to whether the tail on the smaller note follows the main note's tail or goes in the opposite direction, but it makes sense that the value of each note will be ...


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That's exactly it. Most players are better playing block chords with l.h. and the fiddly bits with r.h., so the composer has designated cross hand playing.A good player could play it either way, though. It looks sort of good as well!I reckon that the l.h. is actually playing the 1st and 3rd bass notes with l.h. too. Otherwise the stretch would be a 10th, or ...


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The easiest way to do it is write all the music for the scene before you shoot the movie! But seriously, this is pretty much the way that composing music has always been taught and learned. It's the same technique as learning a foreign language: you start by responding to simple musical ideas that only require a small musical "vocabulary" and "grammar", ...


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The notes would be grouped 8 - 8, except that the notation in the first bar shows (by the stem directions and the rests) that the left hand plays the first 7 notes (written with stems down) and the right hand the remainder (with stems up). Beethoven wrote this concerto to perform himself, so the notation that shows how the notes are split between the hands ...


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Guessing the time sig. is 4/8, it is written regularly. the 1st bar shown has two lots of four semidemis (7+rest) probably played with l.h., then eight beamed together, played r.h. No problems there. Next bar is 8 semidemis beamed together, then four, but the last 5 are played in the time of 4, so no other way to write it. Bar 3 - they're all triplets, ...


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You can play just supporting chords and rhythms. You can support the melody. You can "fill in the gaps" in the melody with melodic figures. You can play a complete counter-melody. The rule is to play sustained notes while the melody moves, be more active when it rests at the end of a phrase. All rules may be broken. You will probably decide to do a ...


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This doesn't exactly answer your question, but I think there is an important point to make. At this point in my studies, I was getting all of my examples from the standard literature. It's my strong opinion that exercise books like this be kept to a minimum, and not be used at all once someone is sufficiently advanced (such as they would be by the time they ...


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Steps to improvising a melody from random notes: Sing the notes to yourself. See if by singing the notes over and over you spontaneously create a melody. See if a counter-melody suggests itself to you that responds to this spontaneous melody. Play the note sequence as stated Play any melody or counter-melody. Add connecting notes between the notes of ...


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Previous replies should answer a lot of your questions. The first three notes in your YouTube example are B, D and F. Those are the third, fifth, and seventh notes (chords) of the key of G. He is playing some kind of a G Major scale. It sounds like he plays G Major 7, D7 the V7 and the vii, F minor 7 flat V. It could be played as all 7th chords or other ...


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Great scene! Well, it happens that those notes fit on some scale. I don't know, let's say, for example, A major. So, this scale is composed of the notes A, B, C#, D, E, F# and G#. This gives you a framework to work with. With those notes, you can play chords and/or melodies. Each scale gives you a framework to improvise with.


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Here's a template: Piano Keyboard Diagrams to Print Out. You could also buy the stickers which are widely available. For example, Keysies Transparent Plastic Removable Piano and Keyboard Note Stickers


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Office stationery suppliers sell label sheets in a huge variety of formats, including labels 10mm deep which should be small enough to fit on standard piano keys if you use them "sideways". But even a single sheet would probably label three 88-note keyboards, so you may have to buy far more labels than you actually need. Google for office suppliers - the SE ...


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Depending on context this may mean a number of different things: it could be a used in a different verse as Tim suggest, but since you state "pokemon theme" I have some doubts, whether any text exists it could be some sort of embellishment (grace note), where the big note indicates the dotted quarter as total duration and the small says, that it is ...



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