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Definition of the noun alto clef
What does alto clef mean as a name of something?
- a clef that puts middle C on the third line of a staff
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Dictionary of Music (1983)
by Theodore Karp
The alto clef (a c-clef on the third line) is used mainly in the notation of viola music, while the tenor clef (a c-clef on the fourth line) is used occasionally in the notation of high phrases for cello, bassoon, or trombone. Some vocal music for tenors ...
Ultimate Visual Dictionary (2017)
Alto clef Treble voice ...
A New Dictionary of Music (2017)
by Arthur Jacobs
alto FLUTE, alto SAxoPHONE; (4, alto clef) type of clef, written. =#E;. it is the normal clef for viola but is otherwise little used; (5, Fr.) viola.
by Don Michael Randel
The alto clef is employed principally for the viola, for which it is the normal clef. The tenor clef is occasionally used ...
Music Dictionary (2008)
Paperback Lessons by Hal Leonard Corp.
alto clef: The C clef falling on the third line of the staff. Used almost exclusively by the viola: E alto flute: See flute. alto saxophone: See saxophone. altra, altro (It., AHL-trah, AHL-troh): Other. altra volta (It, AHL-trah VOHL-tah): “ Another ...
Hence the alto clef, where middle C is ...
Student's Musical Dictionary (2017)
by L. DEAN BYE
Alto Clef – the C clef on the third line of the staff. This clef is used for the viola, alto trom bone, and often, for the alto voice. Andante (It) — a movement in moderate time. Andante cantabile — slowly and sustained. Andante con moto — slowly, ...
All the Essential Terms, Composers, and Theory in an Easy-to-Follow Format! by L. C. Harnsberger
alto clef: The C clef usually used by the viola, where middle C is found on the third line of the staff. alto flute: See flute. alto saxophone: See saxophone. alto trombone: See trombone. altra, altro (It.,AHL- trah, ...
Containing Concise Sketches of Over 2000 Prominent Composers and Explanations of More Than 3000 Musical Terms
Alto clef . The C clef, placed upon the third line, which, makes the note on that line c. It is used for the alto voice, viola, &c.
by Kari Juusela
alto clef. A C clef with ...
With a Short Prefatory Explanation of the Elementary Rules of Music by Sara Anne Carmichael, Samuel Macauley Jackson
Alto clef, The C clef placed upon the third line. It is used for the viola or tenor, and for voice parts. Altra. (It-l Altri (It.) Other, others. Altro (It.) Altschliissel (Ger.) Alto clef. AltVio1e(Ger.) Viola. Alzamento di mano (It.) Raising the hand in beating ...
by Dr. Stanford Felix
alto clef A clef designed ...
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Alto clef Meaning
Video shows what alto clef means. A type of C-clef when placed on the third line of the staff in musical notation.. alto clef synonyms: viola clef. Alto clef Meaning.
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