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sub-bass clef


A old version of the F clef that locates F3 (below middle C) on the fifth line. It reads the same as the treble clef transposed down 2 octaves. This was used as late as the mid-1700s by J. S. Bach.
See more about clefs in the Appendix. 


See Also

[English] contrabass clef
[French] clé de fa 5e (f)
[French] clef de fa 5e (f)
[German] Subbassschlüssel (m)
[Italian] chiave di basso profondo (f)
[Spanish] clave de fa en quinta (f)


Last Updated: 2016-06-19 18:09:40