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How to remember the note on the treble and bass clef

One of the most important things to learn in music is what note is in a space or on a line. Below are the acronyms to remember their positions:

On the treble clef lines use 'every good boy deserves football'.

 

On the treble clef lines use 'Every Good Boy Deserves Football'.

In the treble clef spaces use 'FACE'.

 

In the treble clef spaces use 'FACE'.

On the bass clef lines use `Green Buses Drive fast Always'.

 

On the bass clef lines use 'Green Buses Drive Fast Always'.

In the bass clef spaces use 'All Cows Eat Grass'.

 

In the bass clef spaces use 'All Cows Eat Grass'.

A picture mnemonic to help remember the start of all of them is:

The good boys went to watch the football from their green bus. There were no players – just red-faced cows eating the grass from the pitch.

The good boys went to watch the football from their green bus. There were no players – just red-faced cows eating the grass from the pitch.

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