Finger Numbers

In Music everything has a name, including your fingers. They are named by the numbers 1-5. It is very important to know finger names. When playing music, the phrase fingering is used quite frequently to communicate to the musician which finger should be used to play a certain note. See the chart below to for more info.   

   

     

       4    3     2                2      3    4 

  

5                                                         5

                          1      1