Bass Clef Notes – Reading Music Lesson #13

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Okay, I’m glad that you know how to find “F” in the bass clef.

Now, we’re going to look at all the other bass clef notes.

Music Alphabet

Do you remember the music alphabet that we talked about a few lessons ago?

It’s time to use it again.

Up the Staff

When you move up the bass clef staff, you go through the music alphabet letter names in order.

A-B-C-D-E-F-G

bass clef notes

Down the Staff

On the way down the staff, you go backwards through the alphabet.

G-F-E-D-C-B-A

bass clef notes

Where Do I Start?

It doesn’t matter what pitch you start on.  You will either go forward through the alphabet in order going up the staff or backwards through the letters moving down.

Review

Remember, as you move up the staff the pitches will sound higher.  When you move down through the staff, the pitches will sound lower.

This is one way to learn how to read all the bass clef notes.  There’s an even easier way we will talk about in the next 2 lessons. Let’s go on over to Bass Clef Line Notes – Reading Music Lesson #14

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One Reply to “Bass Clef Notes – Reading Music Lesson #13”

Cory

Teresa

I faintly remember a lesson years ago with the bass clef being read descending.

The spaces being: Give, Every, Child, Apples.
But I cannot recall the mnemonic for the line notes.

I hope you are well!

Sincerely

Cory

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