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The Coda: A Breakdown of a (Sometimes Tricky) Musical Symbol

What is a coda in sheet music?

The coda is another sheet music term, which again you don’t need to know if you’re a writer or musician who doesn’t read/write sheet music. If you do want to know though, the coda is an important part of letting the performer know where the song is going. When do I need to know about the coda? Sheet music is confusing enough, but then you add a bunch of weird symbols at the top[...]

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Bass and Treble Clef – Sheet Music’s Traffic Control

If you're a session singer (or any kind of singer), you'll probably have to read sheet music at some point in your career. If you've never done it before, it might freak you out. What are all of those weird symbols? What do they mean and what do you do with them? I'm going to focus on just two today: Bass and Treble clef. The two shapes above are clefs (the asterisk on the left isn[...]

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Chorus Confusion: Taking the Guesswork Out of Songwriting

The chorus, also called "hook" or "refrain," is, in my opinion, the easiest part of the song to write. I know you're thinking "what, why?? You're crazy!" and you're correct, but hear me out: You only have to write it once, and then a third of the song is done. The verses are where you tell the story and explain yourself. The chorus is where you hammer the main point home. Choruses can st[...]