soprano clef

noun

Definition of soprano clef

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

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First Known Use of soprano clef

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of soprano clef was in 1786

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“Soprano clef.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soprano%20clef. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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