Here follows a complete list of the clefs, along with a list of instruments and voice parts notated with them. [6] The unmodified bass clef is so common that performers of instruments and voice parts whose ranges lie below the stave simply learn the number of ledger lines for each note through common use, and if a line's true notes lie significantly above the bass clef the composer or publisher will often simply write the part in either the treble clef or notated an octave down under an 8va bracket. It is also sometimes used, along with tenor clef, for the highest notes played by bass-clef instruments such as the cello, double bass (which sounds an octave lower), bassoon, and trombone.

This clef is currently used for the viola, viola d'amore, the viola da gamba, the alto trombone, and the mandola. Download sheet music for Baritone Bass Clef. It is precisely the equivalent to the other more common form of the baritone clef, an F clef placed on the 3rd line (see above). 18 - Bass Clef Instrument, Contest Piece (Morceau de Concours), Op. The G and F clefs are used as treble and bass clefs, respectively, in the vast majority of modern music. Useful Links. When the C-clef is placed on the third line of the stave, it is called the alto or viola clef. Formerly, it was used by the tenor part in vocal music but its use has been largely supplanted[why?]

Nominally, the soprano voice parts were written in first- or second-line C clef (soprano clef or mezzo-soprano clef) or second-line G clef (treble clef), the alto or tenor voices in third-line C clef (alto clef), the tenor voice in fourth-line C clef (tenor clef) and the bass voice in third-, fourth- or fifth-line F clef (baritone, bass, or sub-bass clef). It is also associated with the countertenor voice and therefore called the counter-tenor (or countertenor) clef. Percussion. Ideally, all parts for baritone should be written in the bass clef since notation for the instrument is best suited in that clef. To this end, the G-clef is used for high parts, the C-clef for middle parts, and the F-clef for low parts—with the notable exception of transposing parts, which are written at a pitch different from their sound, often even in a different octave.

Once one of these clefs has been placed on one of the lines of the stave, the other lines and spaces are read in relation to it.

The F clef notated to sound an octave lower is used for contrabass instruments such as the double bass and contrabassoon. "Spooky Scary Skeletons - Bass Clef Instrument", "Spooky Scary Skeletons - Bass Clef Instrument & Piano", Spooky Scary Skeletons - Bass Clef Instrument, Spooky Scary Skeletons - Bass Clef Instrument & Piano, What Shall the Harvest Be? 57 - Baritone or Trombone & Piano", "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Brass Quintet score", Browse All Baritone Bass Clef Sheet Music, Beautiful Colorado - Baritone Horn & Piano, Contest Piece (Morceau de Concours), Op. For very low bass parts, the Γ clef is found on the middle, fourth, or fifth lines of the stave (e.g., in Pierre de La Rue’s Requiem and in a mid-16th-century dance book published by the Hessen brothers); for very high parts, the high-D clef (d), and the even higher ff clef (e.g., in the Mulliner Book) were used to represent the notes written on the fourth and top lines of the treble clef, respectively.[8]. This clef is used for the cello, euphonium, double bass, bass guitar, bassoon, contrabassoon, trombone, baritone horn, tuba, and timpani. Each of these clefs has a different name based on the tessitura for which it is best suited. either with an octave version of the treble clef where written alone or the bass clef where combined on one stave with the bass part. Parts of the Snare Drum. Musicnotes features the world's largest online digital sheet music catalogue with over 300,000 arrangements available to print and play instantly. Smits van Waesberghe, Jos. The C-clef on the topmost line is redundant, because it is equivalent to the F-clef on the third line; both options have been used. 57 - Baritone or Trombone & Piano, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Brass Quintet score, Introduction and Dance - Baritone (or Trombone) & Piano, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Baritone part (Brass Quintet), Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town - Score (Brass Choir), Amazing Grace - Baritone Horn (or Trumpet) & Piano, Casta Diva - Bass Clef Instrument & Piano, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Brass Quintet, To God Be the Glory - Saxophone Quartet Score, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town - Brass Choir, Chorus: Placido è il mar - Bass Clef Instrument, Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming - Saxophone Quartet, Baritone Bass Clef, Baritone Horn, Bassoon, Cello, Double Bass, Trombone or Tuba Solo, Baritone Bass Clef, Bassoon, Cello, Flute, Oboe, Recorder, Trombone, Tuba or Violin Solo, Baritone Bass Clef, Cello or Trombone Solo, for Alto Saxophone, Baritone Bass Clef or Baritone Saxophone. Download our free apps for iOS, Android, Mac, and PC and interact with your sheet music anywhere with in-app transposition, text & highlighter markup and adjustable audio/video playback. The same clef is sometimes used for the octave mandolin. Where used for the double bass, the sound is an octave lower than the written pitch. [2] The G-clef is placed on the first line of the stave and is identical to the bass clef transposed up two octaves.

It is also used for the lowest notes of the horn, and for the baritone and bass voices. Commonly, percussion staves only have one line, although other configurations can be used. Baritone players who read treble clef (T.C.) 57 - Baritone or Trombone & Piano, Rhapsody in Blue [abridged] - Bass Clef Instrument, The Flight of the Bumblebee - Bass Clef Instrument, Baritone Horn, Bassoon, Cello, Double Bass or Trombone Solo, for Baritone Horn, Bassoon, Cello, Double Bass or Trombone, for Baritone Horn, Clarinet, Euphonium, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone or Trumpet, for Baritone Horn, Bassoon, Cello, Double Bass, Trombone or Tuba.