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## Re: changes to Clef

 From: Carl Sorensen Subject: Re: changes to Clef Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 12:27:52 -0700

On 2/2/10 5:19 AM, "Valentin Villenave" <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Patrick Schmidt <address@hidden> wrote:
>> They are commonly used by music educators and in instruction books. I'd even
>> say G, C and F clefs are less abstract than treble, alto or bass clefs as
>> they directly help to "decode" the score which is IMHO the main function of a
>> clef.
>
> If I may throw in my 2 cents:
>
> \clef treble
>
> is more consistent than
>
> \clef G
>
> when you're in "italiano.ly"-mode.
>
> I think it would be quite confusing for my pupils to have to use \clef
> G (in that case, we definitely should have an alias for \clef Sol).

We have two issues here:

1) What does LilyPond currently do?  Answer: \clef C is the same as \clef
alto.  This is now documented properly.

2) What should LilyPond do differently than it currently does, if anything?
Answer:  This discussion should probably be part of GLISS.

Thanks,

Carl