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What is the second note called? Can somebody tell me? The song is bohemian rhapsody by the way. Thank you.

marked as duplicate by Dom Dec 16 '18 at 16:59

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  • The second note is the same as the first. The two are A and C. Due to the notes on a treble clef being FACE in the spaces, rising. Stem direction is unimportant, as is whether the dot (blob, head) has a tail or extra tails. – Tim Dec 16 '18 at 12:01
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    @Tim: For me, your comment is as ambiguous as the question. Given the picture, I can come up with quite a number of interpretations of "the second note". – Willem van Rumpt Dec 16 '18 at 15:19
  • @WillemvanRumpt - so why not use each one, and provide some answers? One's bound to be appropriate. – Tim Dec 16 '18 at 16:52

This looks like a duplicate of an older post. If so, thanks for reposting with more information. The question is still a little ambiguous. "The second note" could refer to the second note to the right or the notes stacked vertically.

If you are referring to the notes staked vertically this is an example of harmony. In the first line it is parallel, in the second it is oblique There are several voices singing at once.

Based on the key the actual note names are (from bottom staff to upper staff) G, A, C.

In the first line the same three notes are repeated four times, so not sure why the second is special.

Based on the question you've asked there isn't much more I can say.

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    If it is a dupe consider flagging it as such instead of just copying an answer. – Neil Meyer Dec 16 '18 at 16:45
  • Okay, but I did NOT copy the answer. I didn't answer the original. – ggcg Dec 16 '18 at 17:07
  • @NeilMeyer - in what way did you (and one other) think ggcg's answer was copied? – Tim Dec 31 '18 at 12:07
  • To be fair, I was the one that said "This looks like a dupe..." – ggcg Dec 31 '18 at 12:35

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