m-clefs and note reading

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In this Notation Layer, you will learn the three main clefs in use today.

Each clef derived from earlier clef versions, when letters were placed at the beginning of the music staff.

(read Scroll’s Clef Origin Tale)

Depending on the music’s register, instruments can be called upon to read music in different clefs.

Most often, each instrument utilizes a primary clef. (Click the clefs below and learn note locations)

Violin TREBLE CLEFTreble Clef Blue

Viola  ALTO CLEFAlto clef Blue

Cello and Bass  BASS CLEFBass Clef Blue

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 THREE MAIN CLEFS 
TREBLE CLEF
ALTO CLEF
BASS CLEF
LEDGER LINES
LINE NOTES
SPACE NOTES
TREBLE CLEF NOTES
ALTO CLEF NOTES
BASS CLEF NOTES
VIOLIN OPEN STRINGS
VIOLA OPEN STRINGS
CELLO OPEN STRINGS
BASS OPEN STRINGS
NOTE READING EXAMSjoinsqscroll
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