Why Two Treble Clef Lines on Piano Sheet Music?

by Kjirsten

I am just starting up piano again I played for years and now I have forgotten a few things. the sheet music for "If I aint got you" by Alicia Keys On the second page when the lyrics start I am confused why there are 3 music lines two treble and one bass I tried to figure it out and if i try to play all three it just doesn't work with the hands.. is one line for a second time around (repeat) anywys Im not sure hope you can help me! I hope to hear from you.


Kjirsten

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Hi, Kjirsten--

The top treble clef line is for the vocalist. You will probably find that the notes in this line are incorporated into the 2nd treble clef line.

If you just play the bottom treble clef and the bass clef lines, you should be fine. Let us know if you have any more questions.

Best Wishes!
Lynne

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Jan 23, 2017
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Very Helpful
by: Amanda

Very helpful. Seeing two treble clefs has been stopping me in my tracks for a long time now. Thank you. Now I can finally practice the piano pieces I've been wanting to.

Feb 19, 2013
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Thanks!
by: Anonymous

This helps so much! Thanks for posting this! :D

Jan 17, 2011
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help please
by: Anonymous

but what if you sing as you play the song would you play the 1st treble cleft line?

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When you sing, there is really no need to play the melody. Most singers just play chords and a bass line to accompany themselves.

Lynne



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Jan 27, 2010
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THANK YOU
by: Anonymous

I actually didn't notice how old this is but I just spent hours trying to find this answer online.

Simple question, simple answer, you are the best!

THANK YOU!!!!

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