Music notation also often provides instructions on how to perform the music. For example, the sheet music for a song may state that the song is a "slow blues" or a "fast swing", which indicates the tempo and the genre. Sep 03, 2014 · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Free Blue Moon - Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart Piano Sheet Music Tutorial YouTube How to Read Notes Fast - The Landmark System - Duration: 9:48. Musicians Inspired ... Musically, blues music is twelve-bars long in 4/4 time (although this may have been a later development). Its melody is shaped by a scale that is an adaptation of the African five-note scale to the western seven-note scale. Blues music introduced two "flattened" notes, the "blue" notes. List of Compositions To see a catalog of the titles not yet available in the Shop, click below. These titles will eventually appear in the shop, but until then, you can order them directly from Lyle. The first publication of blues sheet music was in 1908. Blues has since evolved from unaccompanied vocal music and oral traditions of slaves into a wide variety of styles and subgenres. Blues subgenres include country blues , such as Delta blues and Piedmont blues , as well as urban blues styles such as Chicago blues and West Coast blues .