How are pitches placed on the staff?

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Q: How are pitches placed on the staff?
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What are those black notes on horizontal black lines on musical papers?

The staff is a system of five lines where we write music notes. The pitches of the notes are determined by the clef sign. The clef is placed in the left side of the staff.

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treble clef

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The musical staff was invented because it would be easier to figure out the different pitches and either it was the bass clef or the treble clef.

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The time signature is placed on the staff between the clef and the key signature.

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Those lines are called the "Staff". They also have lines that go up and down which breaks the staff into measures.

What is staff diagram in musical terms?

Staff notation is widely used in classical music. A staff is a system of five lines with four spaces within. The pitches corresponding lines and spaces are declared by the clef sign which is drawn at the left end of the staff.

What is g clef?

that is what the treble clef is also sometimes called

What line or space is the note G placed on a staff?

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How are accents placed within a musical measures?

An accent is marked as a ">" overtop the staff of the note it effects.