Which Way Is Up? - Up, Down, Ascending, Descending, etc...

What is up, down, higher, lower, top, bottom, ascending, descending?

Published: 02 Jan 2005 Updated: 26 Aug 2022Visits: 432Code: UL32

Topic: Theory Instruments: ukulele Subjects: Theory • Reading • Beginner • Ascending • Descending

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Which Way Is Up? - Up, Down, Ascending, Descending, etc...

Up, Down, Ascending, Descending, Higher, Lower, Top, Bottom, What is up, down, higher, lower, top, bottom, ascending, descending?

The only gravitational reference that we can make that aligns with our familiar orientation to earth and gravity is the stroke direction - whether single or multiple notes. Down is down and up is up. ALL other reverences should be communicated in relationship to musical direction.


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