The bass lines can be remembered with "Great Big Dogs Fight Animals" G,B,D,F,A. The first line in the bass is the second G below middle C (circled in red). We "skip" from line to line, skipping a letter in between to find these new notes.

To remember the signal for the lines say "Grrr" like an angry dog. This will help you to recall that "Great Big Dogs Fight Animals", G,B,D,F,A; the bass lines

Bass Lines

Great Big Dogs Fight Animals

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Harmonized with G and C triads.
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Very helpful page! A lot of people play off tabs but it's really nice to be able to read the notes off the bass clef. Thanks!
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Keyboard and Music Theory

The Keyboard
Stepping Up
Stepping Down
Stepping Up to G
Stepping Down to F
Treble Spaces
Treble Lines
Bass Spaces
Bass Lines
Time Signatures
Sharps and Flats
Up and Down the Hills
Major Scales
Building a Major Chord
Chords and Inversions
The V7 Chord
Chord Progressions
Adding Harmony

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