Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sharps and flats and so on

When last we left the piano keyboard we neglected to discuss the names of the black keys. In fact, we did not even give all of the possible names of the white keys. The distance between one A and the … Continue reading

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Transposing can be fun

The piano keyboard If you were to look straight down at a piano keyboard, you would see something like this: The more eagle-eyed among you have noticed that there are black keys and white keys. The black keys are set … Continue reading

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So, like, a while ago I was discussing music with someone, and how it’s put together, and, you know, like notes and chords and stuff. (“Music” here refers to the Western music system as described in the English language.) Then, … Continue reading

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