Music Theory Education


15. Trills and Turns

15. Trills and Turns

Grade 4. Lesson 15. trills and turns 'ornaments'

The Trill 'Ornament'


The Trill ornament


Information about the trill ornament


example of the trill written, then played


The Turn 'Ornament'

The Turn Ornament


The turn shown written then played


Turn over dotted note

Take half the value of the note and write a quaver (eighth note). Use the other half to make
a triplet, the value of the dot is used to write the next quaver (eighth note) this is joined to the
last note of the bar to complete beat two.



14. Upper and Lower Mordents

16. Performance Directions




15. Trills and Turns



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