Another popular sentence is good boys deserve fudge always. Each clef tells the musician which hand they should use to play each note.
On piano notes of the bass clef are normally played with the left hand.
Piano keyboard notes bass clef. The bold letters represent the notes g2 b2 d3 f3 and a3 from the bottom staff line going toward the top line. You can call the bass clef the f clef or just think of it as a stylized b the dots are the humps for bass. Or try coming up with your own if you want there also a good mnemonic for the spaces of bass clef.
Just like notes for the right hand bass clef notes can either sit on the line line note or in the spaces between two lines space note. To put this all into perspective let s talk briefly about the treble clef. Alternatively you can use g ood b irds d on t f ly a way.
Why do we need an other clef. The treble clef the top row is to be played with the right hand and the bass clef the bottom row is to be played with the left hand. The bass clef stave system is made up of 5 horizontal lines.
Most full size pianos have a total of 88 keys on them when you combine the white and black keys together. The piano keyboard is pretty big. Instead we will use a new clef that will allow the lower notes to be located on the staff more comfortably.
A ll c ows e at g rass. The line notes for the treble clef are e g b d f while the space notes are f a c e. Keyboard music is often notated on the grand staff with both treble and bass clef.
The bass clef shown with a diagram of the piano keyboard. Because if we d like to write or read notes under middle c with the treble clef we will have to count too many ledger lines. The lines on the bass clef are named g b d f a.
A b c d e f g listed in order of the alphabet only. The bass clef doesn t surround the f just below the treble clef g. One way to remember these notes is by the sentence good boys do fine always.
The bass clef s two dots surround the staff line that represents the note f. The note 1 below middle c which is b is a space note. If you look at the note chart below you will see that middle c is a line note.
The piano staff the staff is made up of two clefs the treble clef and the bass clef. The bass clef looks like a stylized f use your imagination. The bass clef will help us reading notes that are located under middle c.
Ledger lines are used to accomodate notes that are too high or too low to be written on the staff. Let s now learn the letter names of the spaces in the bass clef.