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Understanding Tempo

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Glossary of traditional tempo annotations in Italian, German, and French.

Representative examples of beats-per-minute (bpm) range for popular musical genres like hip-hop, EDM, rock, country, salsa, heavy metal, and others.

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Chord Names and Abbreviations

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Musical chords by name, example, and interval pattern. Look up the full name of a chord for the abbreviation that appears in FATpick. Use the interval formula to identify the notes in any key for more than 50 different types of chords, from "Major" to "Minor 6th" to "Dominant 7th Sharp 5th Added".

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Note Table

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A handy reference chart listing information about the notes across the audible spectrum: the physical properties of their corresponding sound waves; mappings of the notes to MIDI note numbers and to positions on a piano keyboard, and to standard guitar, bass and ukulele fretboards; and some related meta-data.

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