The Staff and notes in treble clef

The Staff and notes in treble clef

Author: Paul Rich

To understand the notes of the treble clef staff.

We will explore the music staff and the names of the notes in treble clef.

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The Staff

The staff has five lines and four spaces and it is used for writing music.

The treble clef

The treble clef staff is used for flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, and percussion music.

The notes on the lines of the treble clef staff.

When naming the notes of the staff, we will go from the bottom of the staff up.

The bottom line is E.

The 2nd line is G.

The 3rd line is B.

The 4th line is D.

The 5th line (top line) is F.





The notes in the spaces of the staff.

In between the lines of the staff, additional notes can be placed. These are known as space notes. The names of these notes, from the bottom up, spell the word FACE.