C clef


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C clef

C clef

n. Music
A symbol indicating which line of a staff represents the pitch of middle C. On the bottom line it becomes the soprano clef, on the middle line the alto clef, and on the third line above the bottom the tenor clef.

C clef

n
(Music, other) music a symbol (), placed at the beginning of the staff, establishing middle C as being on its centre line. See alto clef, soprano clef, tenor clef

C clef


n.
a movable musical clef locating middle C on the first, third, or fourth line of the staff.
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Noun1.C clef - a movable clef that puts middle C on one of the lines of a staff
clef - a musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it
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The policy of modern clefs seems to take an opposite turn when it comes to the bass parts, which in their higher moments are screwed up into a tenor C clef, causing a jolt for continuo players and rehearsal accompanists, and on the whole a bad policy decision.
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