Take a look at the two clefs, below. You can see that each clef shows all twelve different notes.

Showing all twelve notes means there is no longer a need for key signatures. Having the bottom line of every clef be the A note reduces memorization and confusion.


The "T" and "B" in the image to the right refer to the treble and bass sounds. What we call "Middle C" was the middle of the Grand Staff, not the keyboard. It is now the C above the bottom line, A, in the treble clef. Higher notes can be shown on ledger lines above the treble clef or you can add additional clefs as needed. There are NOT two names for any note, and all TWELVE notes are assigned a line or space on each clef.

Below are two videos of one of my students playing songs that he learned using NUME. Ethan has not yet learned to read notes the conventional way.

Music Lessons for the 21st Century

GUITAR PIANO BASS BANJO Mike Ellis Music Instruction

N.U.M.E. Tablature for Piano


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