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I have recently got a new piece of sheet music for the piano. I play the clarinet in band so I have never really had to learn bass clef. I thought I would surprise my boyfriend by playing our song for him. The only downside to this plan is I cant really understand the music. I came across a Half note with a five beneath it. Would someone please tell me what it means? The song is in the key of F major.

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The 5 is for fingering on the piano. It's telling the player to use their pinky on the note. You can disregard it if you are not playing piano.

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