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4. Clefs Exercises

Grade Five Music Theory - Lesson 4: Clefs Exercises


Hover your mouse slowly over the staves or lightbulbs to reveal the answers (tap on mobile devices).


 Exercise 1 - Drawing Clefs

Draw the following clefs as carefully as you can: 

clefs 0 0clefs 0 1clefs 0 2clefs 0 3


 Exercise 2 - Clefs and Instruments

Which clef(s) do these instruments use?

  1. Flute lightbulbette 
  2. Oboe lightbulbette
  3. Clarinet lightbulbette
  4. Bassoon lightbulbette
  5. Trumpet lightbulbette
  6. Trombone lightbulbette
  7. Violin lightbulbette
  8. Viola lightbulbette
  9. Cello lightbulbette


Reading Clefs - Exercise 3

Write the note names under each note in the following extracts.

(Don’t forget to check the key signature, and to write the note names in capital letters!)

  1. name-the-notes

  2. name-the-notes-2

  3. name-the-notes-3

  4. name-the-notes-4



 Exercise 4 Rewriting in a New Clef

Rewrite the following bars marked x, using the clefs provided. 

a) Rewrite the bars marked x using the clef provided




b) clef-transposition





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