Home Media Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

"What Is a 4/4 March?"

John Holcombe
0
0
137
A tune with a time signature of 4/4 (also known as "common time") means that there are four beats in every bar, and a quarter note gets each beat. Thus, the upper number indicates the number of beats, and the lower number designates which note value gets each beat. Some 4/4 marches are simple and straightforward to play, but others can seem daunting with their complexity.

"What Is a 'Dotted' Note All About?"

"What Key is the Highland Bagpipe?"

Tom Crawford
0
0
211
One of  the questions pipers are often asked is what "key" the bagpipes are in. Usually, you'll hear this from other musicians. And like most things bagpipe, the initial answer is "well, it's complicated . . ." That's because are several answers to the question “What key is the Highland bagpipe?” and the question needs to be taken in context.

"What Is a 'Dotted' Note All About?"