BrainPOP

Reading Music

Want to learn how to read music? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will give you a quick lesson on how to understand the written form of your favorite tunes. You’ll learn how to tell a B flat from a bass clef, and the difference between a staff and a sixteenth note! Indeed, our very own POP stars will introduce you to the different symbols used in musical notation, and they’ll show you how music writers use them to denote pitch, tempo, and rhythm. And a-one, and a-two!

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There are so many music terms! What do they mean?

How did people start writing music?

Can you tell me about the treble clef and the bass clef?