Music Notes

There are only seven letters used for notes in music. They are:

These notes are known as the musical alphabet. They are the names of the white keys on the keyboard.

The black keys always appear in groups of two or three. The C note is a white key. It is always on the left hand side of a group of two black keys. Find all the C notes on your piano.

The first note you will learn to play is Middle C.

How to Find Middle C

Middle C is the note in the middle of the piano keyboard. Play middle C with the thumb of your right hand.


Each finger has its own number.

The thumb of each hand is counted as the first finger and has the number 1.

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