Bass Clef Line Notes – Reading Music Lesson #14

This reading music lesson is a supplement to the Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory self-study workbook. While no book is perfect for learning how to read music, this is one of the best available. The concise explanations, brief practice exercises, ear-training CD’s, glossary of music terms, and answer key make it an excellent value. Buy this top-rated self-study course for beginners to advanced musicians and follow along with me.
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A great shortcut for remembering the bass clef line notes is to use a mnemonic device.

These are nice little memory tricks to help you recall the letter names in an instant.

Mnemonics for Bass Clef Line Notes

There are several you can choose from, but here are my favorites:



So, when you start at the bottom of the staff and work your way up, you can use one of these handy sayings to help you remember the line notes.

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If you’ve got a favorite mnemonic phrase to use, please share it below.  The wackier it is, the easier it will be to remember!

Okay, it’s time to get ready for the bass clef space notes. I’ll see you over at Bass Clef Space Notes – Reading Music Lesson #15

Helpful Music Flashcards for Note Reading Practice

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