Basic Music Theory.  Copyright Neil Hawes 2002

Frequently Asked Question: Why do we bother with different clefs - they are just confusing!
Answer: It's because different voices and different instruments have different ranges, in other words, they can play different pitches of notes. The notes for a flute part could not be written on a stave with the same clef and the notes for a double bass.

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