Word to the Wise: clef

Bass clef
Bass clef
G clef
G clef

clef (noun) [pronounce: klef, with the e like in elephant] – the symbol in music that you find at the beginning of a musical piece (written music)

Examples of how you can use clef:

The G clef at the beginning of the staff indicates that this musical piece is not for bass guitar, but for a guitar.

What does this symbol with the two dots mean? Oh, it’s the bass clef.


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