What is the Music ALPHABET

  What is the Music ALPHABET? The music alphabet refers to the language that musicians use when they either, play, sing or compose music.

It is the universal language through which musician can communicate and understand each others

More like how numbers are used by mathematicians in making various meaningful equations. The music alphabet has the same functions.

In all of music, there are only seven alphabets which creates 12 piano music notes. The alphabets are A-B-C-D-E-F-G. Also termed as the Do–Re–Mi–Fa–Sol–La–Si,

 Each alphabet represents 7 different musical notes which  they repeat up and down through out the piano keyboard layout.


The same way numbers from 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9 creates all the numerical patterns. Musical alphabet creates all the meaningful music patterns we tend to love or hate.

With the aid of the alphabet, music sounds can be perceived as something stable, similar to that of human speech.

The person gets used to not only hearing sounds, but also to guessing their names.

The sounds that we hear are eventually decoded into specific names and symbols (notes), which we can then sing, play, and write down on sheet.

How then can one learn the piano musical alphabets? The answer to this question lies on the black and white keys of the piano.

All the white keys are what we call the natural notes. To name the notes we use the first seven letters of the alphabet A through G . A, B, C, D, E, F, and G.

All the black keys are what we term as sharps and flat notes, falling in between the natural notes.

These are  5 notes remaining after we omit the seven (7) natural notes. Therefore sharps and flats indicate if a note is above or below one of the natural notes

This is another important concept to grasp together with that of musical notes, pitch and octaves.




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