bass clef

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bass clef a clef that puts the F below middle C on the fourth line of a staff
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bass clef See under Alto Bass.
    • Bass clef (Mus) the character placed at the beginning of the staff containing the bass part of a musical composition.
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Usage

In literature:

Between C in the bass clef and G above the treble will represent its serviceable notes.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 819" by Various
Sometimes the treble clef is used in notation for the bass clarinet.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
In the lower the notes are arranged according to the bass clef.
"Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook" by Maria Montessori
In this country we now write vocal music in two clefs, known as the bass and treble clefs.
"Camilla: A Tale of a Violin" by Charles Barnard
Its best tones are from the lower A of the bass clef to the lower F in the treble.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The bass clef is used in notation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
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In news:

Music has a treble line and a bass line, marked by the two distinctive clefs.
Paul McCartney Signed Bass Nets £40,000 at Silver Clef Auction.
Brenna Norman/The Hawk Eye Janice Gibson, on the organ, and Becky McCullough, on the bass, both of the Treble Clef Club, practice for their upcoming concert Wednesday at First Congregational Church in Burlin.
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