|posted: 4/6/2011 at 4:45:34 PM ET|
While mnemonics like FACE and Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge can be helpful in the short term for learning the note names, developing good note reading skills requires quick access to the notes without constant referral to the mnemonic. Then there is the problem of remembering which memory device is used on which staff and whether for lines or spaces. Learn to read notes by their relationship to know places on the staff. With the use of some specific guide notes, all other notes can be related by skips or steps from the guide notes. Please take a look at the discussion under the topic MEMORIZING BASS NOTES posted on April 6, 2011.