Klarinet Archive - Posting 000262.txt from 1997/09
From: Mark Charette <charette@-----.com>
Subj: Re: treble clef
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 1997 14:22:08 -0400
Mark Charette wrote:
> bert.six@-----.edu wrote:
> > This thing is not about a better fit or not. I've done a little research,
> > and I found out that mainly people from Holland use the name soprano
> > clarinet. It is so logical, why don't you go with this. I've asked some
> > great clarinet players, some great musicians,... and I am going to double
> > check with my Music Theory teacher and Dr. Robert Spring.
> But Bert - the treble clef *is not* the soprano clef!! We
> use a treble clef; 2nd line G. The soprano clef is 1st line G
> (same clef symbol, just one line lower).
Whoops - that's a French violin clef. I correctly mentioned in an
earlier posting that the soprano clef has middle C at the bottom
line. The mezzo-soprano clef has middle C as the second line from
Mark Charette "How can you be in two places at once
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