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Music Theory Worksheet - Lesson 4: The Staff - Bass Clef

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Lesson 4: Staff - Bass Clef

The fourth lesson of the staff music worksheets teaches about the bass clef.  At the beginning of each staff, there is a clef and this is an introduction to the bass clef.  The treble clef establishes a landmark on the note F on the 4th line of the bass staff.  This worksheets has step-by-step instructions on how to draw a bass clef.  

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Book recommendation: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory, 2nd Edition

Alternatively, if you wish to purchase music theory books, this updated and expanded edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music Theory, 2nd Edition breaks down a difficult subject in a simple way—even for those who think they have no rhythm or consider themselves tone deaf. With clear, concise language, it explains everything from bass-clef basics to confusing codas.

This includes a CD, an ear-training section, musical examples of intervals, scales, chords, and rhythms, and aural exercises so readers can test their ear training and transcription skills. 


What this worksheet is about:

The bass clef (also known as F clef) looks like this:

The bass clef gives a landmark on the note F on the 4th line of the bass staff.

To draw the bass clef, draw:

a black dot           a curve                   two dots

Notes are named after the first seven letters of the alphabet (A through G).


Download the Lesson 4: Staff - Bass Clef worksheet.