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treble clef

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
treble clefˌtreble ˈclef noun [countable] technical  APMa sign ( ) at the beginning of a line of written music which shows that the note written on the bottom line of the stave is an E above middle C
Examples from the Corpus
treble clefIts part is generally written in the treble clef on B or G to distinguish it from the side-drum.Its part is written in the treble clef and sounds two octaves and a tone lower.The treble clef is always used even for the bottom notes.
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