Definition of bass clef in English:

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bass clef

Pronunciation: /ˌbās ˈklef/

noun

A clef placing F below middle C on the second-highest line of the staff.
Example sentences
  • I studied piano for eight years and never learned to read the bass clef.
  • Another popular approach uses the landmark notes of ‘G’ and ‘F’ and makes use of the terms ‘G clef’ and ‘F clef’ instead of treble and bass clef.
  • Two parts are scored in treble clef and two parts in bass clef, with suggested instruments listed for each part.

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Syllabification: bass clef

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