Accent/Accented

An Accent is when an emphasis is placed on a particular note, set of notes or chord. This is represented by an accent mark.

Additional Information

There are many different types of accent markings and they each have a different meaning.

You only need to know about the "Normal Accent" and Staccato Accent in the Music Curriculum for Excellence.

 

Related Concepts - Tempo

Related Concepts - Rhythm