English version

bass clef

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
bass clefbass clef /ˌbeɪs ˈklef/ noun [countable]  APMa sign ( ) at the beginning of a line of written music that shows that the top line of the stave is the A below middle C
Examples from the Corpus
bass clefFormerly, notes written in the bass clef were written a fourth lower than the required pitch instead of a fifth higher.The bass clef is used for the lower parts of the compass, the tenor for the higher.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.