The notes on the treble clef look like this:
There are many different mnemonics that can be used to remember the notes on the lines (reading from the bottom line up). One of these is the sentence Every Green Bus Drives Fast. The notes in the spaces spell the word FACE. If you need to write notes above or below the stave, you use ledger lines and they look like this:
The notes on the bass clef look like this:
You can remember the notes on the lines by the sentence Great Big Dogs Frighten Albert. You can remember the notes in the spaces by the sentence All Cows Eat Grass.
If you need to write notes above or below the stave, they look like this:
Rhythm notation shows the duration of a note. Watch the video to hear the difference in note length and see the durations of different types of note.
Using what you have learnt, can you recognise the following melodies?
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Mary Had a Little Lamb