Are these chords tied (not played again) or is only the top note tied?



Asked by: Karla Lund

Do you play a tied note twice?





When a pair of notes is tied, the second note of the pair is not plucked or attacked again. Instead, the first note is plucked/attacked and held for the duration of both notes.

How do you tell if a note is tied?

When you see a curved line between two notes, check to see if the notes are of the same pitch or different pitches. If they are the same pitch, it’s a tie.

What does it mean when notes are tied?

A tie is a curved line that connects two notes of the same pitch. A tie means to hold the note for the combined rhythmic value of the two notes, as if they were one.

Do you play tied notes?


Together that tie there is meant to hold notes over a bar line and there you have tied.

Does a tie carry over an accident to the next note?





Once a barline is passed, the effect of the accidental ends, except when a note affected by an accidental is tied to the same note across a barline. Subsequent notes at the same staff position in the second or later bars are not affected by the accidental carried through with the tied note.

How do ties work in music?

A tie adds to the time value of the first note the value of the succeeding note or notes that are paired together by the tie or ties. A tie is a curved line connecting two notes of the same pitch, thereby creating a durational value equal to the sum of the values of the note notes.

How do you play connected notes?

Playing. But they want the note to hold. Beyond the two beats the only way to do that is to tie the notes together. So what you'll end up with is hold for two. Plus hold for two more.

What does it mean when two notes are on top of each other?

These groups of multiple notes are called chords. It does in fact mean to play all the notes at the same time.

How many beats do tied notes get?

Or, a half note and an eighth note tied together will be held for 2 1/2 beats. The table below shows you more examples of tied notes and its value.



Beat Duration.



Tied Notes and its Duration
quarter note + quarter note = held for 2 beats
quarter note + eighth note = held for 1 1/2 beats

Do accidentals only last a bar?

Accidentals last only until the end of the measure in which they appear. In the example below, note C sharp (in bar 1) is cancelled by the bar line. This means that note C in bar 2 (beat 1) is no longer affected by the sharp.

Do Naturals last the whole bar?

Re: Length of a natural sign? Yes and yes. It lasts for the whole measure. Note: Most good editions will give a cautionary accidental in case there’s a C on a different line to space than the one with the original natural sign on it.

Why is it called an accidental in music?

They were originally called accidentals because they occur only occasionally in the course of a musical composition, and are thus distinguishable from the signs of similar import written in the key signature and forming part of the normal scale.



What are the black keys on a piano called?

The white keys are known as natural notes, and the black keys are known as the sharps and flats.

Do key signatures affect all octaves?

A change to a note in a key signature applies to every occurence of that note on the stave, at any octave, until the end of the piece, or the key signature is changed.

What does C major mean in music?

C major (or the key of C) is a major scale based on C, consisting of the pitches C, D, E, F, G, A, and B. C major is one of the most common keys used in music. Its key signature has no flats and no sharps. Its relative minor is A minor and its parallel minor is C minor.

What is the happiest key?

Key is overall by taking statistics of like a bunch of happy songs. And then taking all their keys. And seeing ok which key is the most common in happy songs. That would be the happiest. Key.



What is the angriest key in music?

B Major. Uncontrolled passions. Angry, Jealous, Fury, Despair, Burdened with negative energy.