This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: F clef.
The line or space between the dots in this clef denotes F below middle C, or approximately 175 Hz.
Positioned here, it makes the second line from the top of the staff F below middle C, and is called a "bass clef." This clef appears nearly as often as the treble clef, especially in choral music, where it represents the bass and baritone voices. Middle C is the 1st ledger line above the stave here. The shape of the clef comes from a stylised upper-case-F (which used to be written the reverse of the modern F)
Asymmetric, Open shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.
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