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. If you look at the note chart below you will see that middle c is a line note.
A clef s sole purpose in life is to tell you the names of the lines and spaces on the staff so that you can play piano music accurately.
Piano keyboard bass clef. Each clef tells the musician which hand they should use to play each note. Bass clef white keys highlight the key on the keyboard that corresponds with the note in the staff instructions. The piano staff the staff is made up of two clefs the treble clef and the bass 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. Most full size pianos have a total of 88 keys on them when you combine the white and black keys together the interesting thing though is that all of those keys are based on the same 7 notes. The bass clef will help us reading notes that are located under middle c.
How to find treble and bass clef notes on the piano keyboard. The bass clef is also known as the f clef because of the fact that it has two dots above and below the fourth line. Playing the piano chords in the key of c lets you learn major minor and diminished chords without having to play any black piano keys.
The bass clef stave system is made up of 5 horizontal lines. The piano keyboard is pretty big. Why do we need an other clef.
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. Just play the virtual piano keyboard and see the the notes in treble g and bass f clef. Instead we will use a new clef that will allow the lower notes to be located on the staff more comfortably.
The note 1 below middle c which is b is a space note. The treble and bass clefs in piano music when using printed music to play piano the treble and bass clefs identify the notes. By clicking on the blue button on the bottom of this page a new tab opens with the exercises.
But before going to the exercises please read the instructions below. This line corresponds to the note f. In contrast to other online virtual keyboards the played notes are also shown in treble clef and bass clef in the virtual piano app of somido.
Clefs and the piano keyboard memorizing the patterns of line notes and space notes of the treble and bass clefs is a useful strategy in learning to read music.