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bass clef

the clef that establishes F a fifth below middle C on the fourth line of the staff.
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In some music of the late baroque when violins play the bass line (in the so-called "bassetto" style), they may be written in bass clef, sounding an octave or two higher than written.
As is the case with Cross a, the bass clef of the Walsh eng style is sometimes accompanied by two vertical lines.
The bass clef, however, is smaller than the previous example, curves to the left, and is consistently made to sit on the second line from the bottom of the stave.
25) Once again, the engraved treble clef, flat, and bass clef, and the use of a six-line staff suggest that plates for the volume were prepared in or before 1698.
From October of 1698 until 1700, Walsh used a style of engraving that included a punched treble clef and hand-engraved bass clef and flat signs.
The bass clef in figure 11 is circular with two dots placed vertically to the right of the main shape.
The Fitzwilliam Museum's copy of The Judgement of Paris (1704) (31) by John Eccles is engraved throughout in the style of Walsh a with the exception of one page; page 64 incorporates the engraved bass clef of Walsh eng for six of eight systems on the page (the Walsh a bass clef is used for the last two systems).
We practice writing bass clefs and the five corresponding lines.
Another popular approach uses the landmark notes of "G" and "F" and makes use of the terms "G clef" and "F clef" instead of treble and bass clef.