Dotted Notes and Their Value

Staff Notes and Their Symbols

Musical sounds on staff are represented in writing by symbol called notes. Notes on a staff represent what pitch to play and for how long. The note (from nota Latin a mark or sign) consists of either one, two, or three parts, (draw notes) these being referred to respectively as head, stem, and flag…

Joseph Hanson Nketia, Ghanaian Music Icon and Ethnomusicologist

Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia is a Ghanaian writer, ethnomusicologist and composer. Professor Nketia is one of the world's most respected authorities on African music and aesthetics. He has been called a "living legend" and his work in the field of music has been glo…