soprano clef

a sign locating middle C on the bottom line of the staff. See illus. under C clef.
[1795-1805]

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  • soprano clef — noun a clef that puts middle C on the bottom line of the staff • Hypernyms: ↑clef …   Useful english dictionary

  • soprano clef — noun Music an obsolete clef placing middle C on the lowest line of the stave …   English new terms dictionary

  • soprano clef — /səˈpranoʊ klɛf/ (say suh prahnoh klef) noun a sign locating middle C on the bottom line of the stave …   Australian English dictionary

  • mezzo-soprano clef — noun : the C clef placed on the second line of the staff * * * Music. a C clef locating middle C on the line next to the lowest line of the staff. [1805 15] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mezzo-soprano clef — Music. a C clef locating middle C on the line next to the lowest line of the staff. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • Clef — (kl[e^]f; 277), n. [F. clef key, a key in music, fr. L. clavis key. See {Clavicle}.] (Mus.) A character used in musical notation to determine the position and pitch of the scale as represented on the staff. [1913 Webster] Note: The clefs are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clef — For other uses, see Clef (disambiguation). Treble and bass clefs shown with names of the notes. A clef (French: clef key ) is a musical symbol used to indicate the pitch of written notes.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • clef — /klef/, n. Music. a symbol placed upon a staff to indicate the name and pitch of the notes corresponding to its lines and spaces. Cf. bass clef, treble clef, C clef. [1570 80; < MF < L clavis key] * * * I (French; key ) Musical notation symbol at …   Universalium

  • soprano — n. (pl. os or soprani) 1 a the highest singing voice. b a female or boy singer with this voice. c a part written for it. 2 a an instrument of a high or the highest pitch in its family. b its player. Phrases and idioms: soprano clef an obsolete… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clef (Musique) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Clef. Dans le solfège, une clef orthographe traditionnelle en musique[réf. nécessaire] ou clé dans l’orthographe aujourd’hui la plus courante est un signe graphique placé au début de la portée et dont la… …   Wikipédia en Français

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