Example of chord in the sheet music
In this example, the notes G, B and D (if considered in Treble Clef) would be played together.
Differentiation between chords and arpeggios in sheet music
When a chord comes followed by this symbol:
You should play one note at a time, because this symbol represents the “arpeggio”. As the reading of the staff is done upwards, the first note that you should play in this arpeggio would be G, then B and finally D. Despite they don’t have a sign of Legato, you should play these notes really united.
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