Name of Notes – A B C D E F G and DO RE MI FA SOL LA SI

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Staff and Clef

The name of each music note is determined by its place on the staff

Music notes can be written on the lines and in the spaces of the staff.
Music notes can be written on the lines and in the spaces of the staff.

…and the clef placed at the beginning of this staff.

Seven notes of music and two systems to name them

There are seven notes of music and two different systems to name the music notes: A B C D E F G and DO RE MI FA SOL LA SI.

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The Syllabic Musical Notation: DO RE MI FA SOL LA SI (TI)

G Clef (Treble Clef): 17 music notes in Syllabic musical notation: DO RE MI FA SOL LA SI
G Clef (Treble Clef): 17 music notes in Syllabic musical notation: DO RE MI FA SOL LA SI

The origin of the syllabic notation is due to the Italian monk Guido of Arezzo (XIth century) who used the first syllables of a Latin hymn to name the music notes and is regarded as the inventor of the modern musical notation:

DO (or UT) – RE – MI – FA – SOL – LA – SI (TI)

The Alphabetical Musical Notation: A B/H C D E F G

G Clef (Treble Clef): 17 music notes in Alphabetical musical notation: A B C D E F G
G Clef (Treble Clef): 17 music notes in Alphabetical musical notation: A B C D E F G

Mainly used in Anglo Saxon countries (and so in jazz), it uses the letters of the alphabet:

A – BCDEFG

The German Alphabetical Music Notation

The German music notation uses a H and not a B (SI/TI in syllabic notation):

A – H – CDEFG

Music Notation and Countries

Syllabic musical notation is used by Italian, Portuguese, Greek, French, Russian, Flemish, Romanian, Spanish, Hebrew and Turkish people.

Alphabetical musical notation is used by Anglophone countries.

German Alphabetical notation is used in Germany, Poland, Russia, Scandinavia.

Correspondence Between the Name of Notes

Syllabic Alphabetical German Alphabetical
Do C C
Re D D
Mi E E
Fa F F
Sol G G
La A A
Si B H

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