Definition of treble clef in English:

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treble clef

Pronunciation: /ˈtrebəl ˌklef/


A clef placing G above middle C on the second-lowest line of the staff.
Example sentences
  • There is a misprint in the first movement: The arpeggiated chords in the treble clef in the last line should all be the same: F-sharp, A, C-sharp, F, A-flat, C, E.
  • The solo instrumental part, in the treble clef, has a melody line characterised by a falling figure, often an augmented fourth.
  • The tenor part, while notated in the treble clef, often actually sounds below middle ‘C.’

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Syllabification: tre·ble clef

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