mezzo-soprano clef

noun

: the C clef when placed on the musical staff to indicate that middle C is on the second line from the bottom of the staff see clef illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mezzo-soprano clef was in 1806

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“Mezzo-soprano clef.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mezzo-soprano%20clef. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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