Australian/New Zealand/British English
American English

England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
--George Bernard Shaw

Some terms used on this site and their equivalents in the 'other' type of English (I've tried to use both words all through the lessons)

  UK/Aus/NZ US
quaver Quaver Eighth note
crotchet Crotchet Quarter note
minim Minim Half note
semibreve Semibreve Whole note
bar measure
Santa Father Christmas* Santa Claus*

* Used in the mnemonic for remembering the order of the sharps in a key signature "Father Christmas Gets Drunk And Eats Bananas"


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