Musical Acronyms

Musical Acronyms

Most musicians use the acronyms “Every Good Boy Deserves Favor” (EGBDF) and “FACE” to remember what the lines and spaces are in the treble clef.

Here are similar acronyms to help remember the lines and spaces of the bass clef:

All Cows Eat Grass (ACEG) – for the spaces

Girls Buy Diamonds From Africa (GBDFA) – for the lines

This is the resulting picture:

Here’s one more helpful acronym for guitarists to remember the strings:

E – Elephants (lowest string)

A – And

D- Donkeys

G- Grow

B – Big

E – Ears (highest string)

Source of Graphic: http://www.free-online-piano-lessons.com/images

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