treble clef


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treble clef

treble clef

n. Music
A symbol indicating that the second line from the bottom of a staff represents the pitch of G above middle C. Also called G clef.

treble clef

n
(Music, other) music the clef that establishes G a fifth above middle C as being on the second line of the staff. Symbol:

tre′ble clef`



n.
a musical sign that locates the G above middle C, placed on the second line of the staff, counting up; G clef.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.treble clef - a clef that puts the G above middle C on the second line of a stafftreble clef - a clef that puts the G above middle C on the second line of a staff
clef - a musical notation written on a staff indicating the pitch of the notes following it
Translations

treble clef

n (Mus) → Violinschlüssel m

treble clef

nchiave f di violino
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As the moon rises, the chords rise into the treble clef, and the vocal line also rises from the beginning in melodic lines that paint the scene.
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In the case of the horn part, the confusion lies in whether the bass clef notations are "new" or "old" notation (context is unclear), and in the trombone part, the ending section changes inexplicably from bass clef to tenor clef, back to bass clef, and then to treble clef.
Most of the pieces have the melody on the treble clef with an accompaniment style of basic intervals or broken chords, even though there is good use of full three note chords.
A gentle but jaunty figuration of triplet patterns in the right hand over more regular single eighth notes in the left, both in treble clef, introduces the scene.
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This advertisement lists three editions of operas in upright octavo using the treble clef, all three by Verdi: Attila, I masnadieri, and Il corsaro, which last is said to be in press ("sotto ai torchi").
(A change would have been unnecessary had the transposition gone the other way.) It looks very much as if the version in the manuscript came first and Purcell did some polishing before the piece was printed--in the treble clef, of course, with an eye to the market.
As Shenk notes, all the fourth horn parts were originally written in "old" bass clef, but he has put them into treble clef and modern bass clef, as appropriate.
In "Change My Heart, Oh God" sixth intervals and quarter-note triplets in the treble clef provide unique fillers between the right-hand melody phrases played in the bass clef.
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First, though, Peter Holman reviews music publishing in England and Dowland's travels to and from the Continent prior to his publication of the collection in London in spring 1604, while on leave from a court post in Denmark, The dedication mentions that the work was begun in Denmark and finished in England, prompting Holman to suggest that those dances, mostly pavans, with the cantos part in soprano clef ("low-pitched") were written in England for viols, some especially for the collection, while those using treble clef ("high-pitched," mostly galliards and almands) come from the repertory of the violin band at the Danish court.