Reading Notes: Cello and Bass (Bass Clef)

Tips on how to read Bass Clef - For Cellists and Bass players

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The above image shows the evolution of the Bass, or "F" clef. It's clear to see why it was, and still is, referred to as the F clef. Now the Bass Clef looks like this:
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To the right you'll see all of the notes on the staff in Bass Clef. Learn to memorize whether the notes are on LINES or SPACES. 


A good way to remember the LINE notes is: 
Great Big Dogs From Alaska


A good way to remember the SPACE notes is: 
All Cows Eat Grass
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Are you more of a video person? Here's one for you.
 
Cello Fingering Chart for All Four Strings
This chart will help you to recognize the notes by their:
LETTER NAME ("E")
FINGER NUMBER ("1")
STRING ("1 on the D string")
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Bass Fingering Chart for All Four Strings
This chart will help you to recognize the notes by their:
LETTER NAME ("E")
FINGER NUMBER ("1")
STRING ("1 on the D string")
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Check out some of these website below:
Music Teacher
Music Flashcards
Music Dictionary
Online Metronome

Below are some sites that have free, printable sheet music. Enjoy!
8Notes
Free Scores
Musescore - Free, Downloadable Music writing software.