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Unit 3: Bass Clef, Whole & Half Notes

Learn how to read the bass clef staff and how to read your first rhythms: whole and half notes!

Intro to the Bass Clef Staff

Understanding the bass clef staff is the first step to reading music as a bassoonist! 

Record: Hot Cross Buns (by ear!)

Listen to the following recording of “Hot Cross Buns,” which only uses the notes C, D, and Bb.  Then, try to figure out how to play the song on your own. When you’re ready, press the “Start recording” button to submit your recording of the song and Natalie will send you written feedback!