In sheet music, music symbols describe the way we play a particular piece of music.

That’s why sheet music is still so necessary for communicating how to play a piece of music.

However, written music uses a lot of different symbols to describe what to play exactly and it can be confusing to know what each symbol means.

That’s the reason why we’ve put together a master list of music symbols you need to know to read sheet music.

Let’s learn the 50 most important music symbols!

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It’s hard to manage a big session or a busy mix. You have to keep a lot of different factors in mind to make it a success. Even just tracking a single vocal can result in a confusing mess of incomplete takes if you don’t pay close attention. Trying to stay creative while balancing these practical issues is a recipe for error. Here’s a hard truth for you: you’re going to make mistakes in music production, no matter how hard you try.

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In this article we’ll go over everything about LUFS.

LUFS are the latest way to measure loudness in your audio.

This new measurement scale is an important development for many issues in music production.

However, understanding LUFS can be pretty difficult at first. They’re different from the ways you’re probably used to measuring your signals.

Even so, these new units are being used all over the audio world. It’s important to know how they work to understand the role of loudness in audio production.

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Live streaming music. When you may not be there in person, it’s your greatest method to be there on-line.

It’s a helpful method to connect with your greatest followers, promote your music, and share the personal side of your art.

And when circumstances get in the way of live performance, live streaming is the proper technique to keep your viewers happy.

However, putting on the proper live-stream–one with good audio, no hiccups, and plenty of followers–could be scary and challenging.

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In this article, we’ll explain what a verse is and show you how to write an effective verse.

As we all know, every song has a story.

Poetic images and gripping lyrics grab listeners’ heartstrings—it’s why music is so powerful.

Think of a song you loved. It probably has attractive lyrics that tell a story.

While you may remember a song because of its chorus, most song narratives develop in the verse.

It’s why a verse that entices the listener to get to the chorus and hook them in is so important.

The chorus might be memorable, but your song will lose its impact if you don’t have a good verse to support it.

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It’s possible because recording software that might once have cost thousands is actually completely free.

One of the best parts? Many of those free music programs work simply in addition to the expensive paid alternate options.

In this article, I’ll go over the greatest free music creation tools to begin making music without paying a dime.

Let’s get started!

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Your ideas in making music aren’t as new as you think. Innovation is impossible to generate on command.

Even when a new development seems obvious in hindsight, connecting the dots for the first time is always a struggle.

Truly new ideas are so rare that skeptics are resigned to the attitude that everything worth doing has already been done.

And in a sense, they’re right. We’re still using many of the same musical gestures and conventions that were popular hundreds of years ago.

But you shouldn’t find that information discouraging.

The musical ideas that show up again and again through the centuries persist because they’re deeply meaningful for our lives—then and now.

My flipside to this hard truth is that the music of the past is one of the best places to find inspiration if you know how to look.

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