How to Read Sheet Music for Guitar Music Notation is a system of symbols that musicians use to write down their music. As a beginner, looking at music notation is like looking at Egyptian hieroglyphs. How can the answer be improved? Treble Clef: In sheet music for the guitar, you'll see that the treble clef circles the G note. The Lines: The acronym to remember the notes on the lines is Every Good Boy Does Fine. The Spaces: The acronym for remembering the spaces is the word FACE.
Tablature can be used for electric, acoustic or bass guitar and is used by beginners and experienced players alike. For guitar players, tablature is the preferred method of notating for the guitar.
Learn how you can use tablature to read songs by other people and to write your own songs down in sheet music form. About as good as words without a language. Tabs are another way of writing music that works especially well for guitar.
In this instructuable, I will teach you how to read, write, and understand tabs so you can put" words" to your auditory ideas without tedious memorization of traditional sheet music.