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LEDGER LINES

They are short line dashes written above and below the stave to accommodate more notes. That is, to extend the staff to pitches that falls above or below it. Such ledger lines are placed behind the note heads, and extend a small distance to each side. Multiple ledger lines can be used when necessary to notate pitches even farther above or below the staff. Example:
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In addition, on the piano it would appear as shown below:
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