Major Scales with sharps/flats (using ABC Notation)

C: all the white notes Then the others are as for C but: D: the first black notes in each black block E: the first 2 black notes in each black block F: the last black note in the 3 black block (i.e. Bb) G: the first black note in the 3 black block (i.e….

ABC Notation – a brief tutorial

Here’s an absolute minimal template that can be copied and pasted for creating a score in ABC Notation: [abcjs] T:Speed the Plough M:4/4 K:C |:GABc dedB|dedB dedB|c2ec B2dB|c2A2 A2BA| [/abcjs] So, the above becomes: Notes on fields: T: Title of piece K: key And here’s how you write the notes: C: name of note Upper…

Day 5: review, The Entertainer Part 2, Scales

Reviews are an important area of accelerated learning. See my book on Accelerated Learning for more. Re-learning keys Here I re-learn key names in a different context. If any of this doesn’t make sense see earlier posts. Two keys I had trouble learning were F and B. Here’s a way of strengthening that memorization :…