Common Musical Symbols and Terms for Playing the Piano - dummies

By Hal Leonard Corp., Adam Perlmutter

Part of Piano For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you’re learning to play the piano, or any instrument for that matter, it can be hard to remember all those different musical terms and symbols — base or treble clef, whole notes or half notes, confusing time signatures, and more. The following can help you keep all these music symbols and terms straight — and if you get stuck often, click here to print this sheet to use as a quick reference when you need it.