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Re: changes to Clef

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: changes to Clef
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2010 21:45:05 -0700

On 2/1/10 4:36 PM, "Ian Hulin" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi Peter,
> On 01/02/10 23:20, Peter Chubb wrote:
>>>>>>> "Graham" == Graham Percival<address@hidden>  writes:
>> Graham>  On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 07:51:03PM -0700, Carl Sorensen wrote:
>> Graham>  I'd rather keep them at the end, to somewhat discourage their
>> Graham>  use.  Only music history geeks will understand them; \treble
>> Graham>  is much more widely understood.
>> Not entirely true.  Music theoreticians will also understand them --
>> the `treble' clef is a G clef on the second staff line; the `bass'
>> clef is an F clef on the fourth staff line -- that's how it was always
>> explained to me when I was learning music.  And check the Wikipedia
>> article on Clef.
> . . .which explains why there are *two* common usages of the C clef,
> alto and tenor.  The way a previous post equated C clef as a synonym for
> tenor clef would lead to a legion of pissed-off viola players.

In LilyPond, \clef C produces the same clef and position as \clef alto



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