Reading the Treble Clef

Reading the Notes on the Treble Clef

This tutorial will show you how to read the notes on the Treble Clef.

The method shown here has proven to be very effective.

First, let’s look at all the notes on the treble clef.

The notes resemble the regular alphabet except for a few key differences.

1) The music alphabet starts on C, not A.
2) The highest letter is G.
3) After G, the notes start over again on A.

The first note we memorize is middle C.

It is easy to recognize because it hangs off the bottom and has a line poking through it like a toothpick.

Next we learn the lines with the sentence Every Good Boy Does Fine.

To learn the spaces, we just name the line that the note rests upon, then go up one letter in the alphabet.

For example:

Now you know how to read the notes on the treble clef.

Go and practice your skills by clicking on the link below.

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