Pitch Bracket Notation

The music staff has been a fundamental component of music notation since its introduction, nearly 1000 years ago. Since that time, countless innovations in music notation have been incorporated into the staff, including the key signature, time signature, accidentals, ornamentation, and dynamics. It’s hard to imagine written music without a staff. Yet there is one basic element of music which is not plainly represented on the staff: the interval. The pitch of a note is determined by its vertical position … Continue reading Pitch Bracket Notation