Definition of Soprano clef

1. Noun. A clef that puts middle C on the bottom line of the staff.

Generic synonyms: Clef



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Literary usage of Soprano clef

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1. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"The с clef is sometimes varied in shape, as JB or In old music the following are sometimes found : —Mezzo soprano clef French vio- lin clef and the F ..."

2. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"The с clef is sometimes varied in shape, as JS or In old music the following are sometimes found : —Mezzo soprano clef French violin clef and the FS ..."

3. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"The с clef is sometimes varied in shape, as S or • In old music the following are sometimes found : —Mezzo soprano clef French violin clef and the baritone ..."

4. The Story of Notation by Charles Francis Abdy Williams (1903)
"Except by English cathedral composers, it has been rarely used for the treble voice in choruses, the "soprano" clef, C on the first line, being used for ..."

5. Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Music by William Smythe Babcock Mathews, Emil Liebling (1896)
"soprano clef. The treble or G clef. soprano clef. The С clef on the first line of the staff for soprano, instead of using [ the G'clef on the second line ..."

6. Adams' New Musical Dictionary of Fifteen Thousand Technical Words, Phrases by John Stowell Adams (1865)
"soprano clef, German. Tto С *f placed on the first line of the ... soprano clef, Mezzo. The С clef when placed on the second line of the staff, ..."

7. Manual of Harmony: A Practical Guide to Its Study Prepared Especially for by Ernst Friedrich Richter, Alfred Richter (1912)
"The ordinary compass of the voice-parts, as written in these clefs, is as follows: Treble Clef soprano clef y 4- Tenor Clef Bass Clef ^ Alto Clef The ..."

8. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"The С clef has been used on all lines but the fifth: := On the first line it is called the soprano clef and is found in old ecclesiastical music and ..."

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