C
D
E
F
G
A
B
C
F
A
C
G
A
B
C
D
E
F
F
G
E
D
E
C
Alto
Tenor
C
D
E
F
G
A
B
C
F
A
C
G
A
B
C
D
E
F
F
G
E
D
E
C
Alto
Tenor
An interesting thing to notice:
If you look at the phrases and words connected to
other clefs there is the same basic pattern:

(E, G, B, D, (F) A C E)

Starting with Every Good Boy Does Fine and then
adding F A C E a step above the E will work on all
staffs in one form or other.

Also notice:
Good Boys Do Fine Always is simply the Every Good
Boys phrase without the E and an added A at the top.
Also see how it cooresponds to the pattern above.
For the Alto Clef, simply shift the Every, Good,
Boy, phrase down a step from its original position on
the treble clef and you have the spaces starting from
below the staff.
F A C E is shifted up to the lines a step up from the E.
F A C E ,

Every Good Boy Does Fine


Good Boys Do Fine Always

All Cows Eat Grass
For the Tenor Clef, simply shift the Every, Good,
Boy phrase up a step from its original position on the
treble clef and you have the spaces starting from the
first space on the bottom.
F A C E is shifted up to the lines a step up from the E.
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Finding the notes on this clef, like the others is as
easy as your abc's.

The clef shows you middle c and you fill in the blanks.

It's handy to know these clefs well, but with the basic
knoweledge that they mark middle c you can easily
work with them.
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