The Chi Rho is one of the earliest forms of christogram, and is used by some Christians. It is formed by superimposing the first two (capital) letters chi and rho (ΧΡ) of the Greek word "ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ" =Ch…
The Patriarchal cross is a variant of the Christian cross, the religious symbol of Christianity. Similar to the familiar Latin cross, the Patriarchal cross possesses a smaller crossbar placed above t…
|The endless knot or eternal knot|
The endless knot or eternal knot
|Wheel of Law|
The Wheel of Law (Sanskrit: Dharmacakra; Tibetan: ཁོར་ལོ, Wylie: khor lo), sometimes represents Sakyamuni Buddha and the Dharma teaching, and also represents the mandala and chakra. This symbol is co…
|Emblem of Angola|
The emblem of Angola reflects the recent past of the new nation. There is heavy Marxist imagery found on the device, expanded from what is found on the national flag. In the past, Angola has used coa…
|Flag of Australia|
The flag of Australia is a defaced Blue Ensign: a blue field with the Union Jack in the canton (upper hoist quarter), and a large white seven-pointed star known as the Commonwealth Star in the lower …
|State emblem of Azerbaijan|
The state emblem of Azerbaijan mixes traditional and modern symbols. The focal point of the emblem is the fire symbol. This symbol comes from the fact that Azerbaijan has many everlasting fires which…
|Coat of arms of Bahamas|
The Coat of Arms of the Bahamas contains a shield with the national symbols as its focal point.
|Coat of arms of Barbados|
The coat of arms of Barbados was adopted on 14th February, 1966 by decree of Queen Elizabeth II. The Coat of Arms of Barbados was presented by the Queen to the President of the Senate, Sir Grey Massi…
|Bar or Measure (music)|
Used to separate measures. Bar lines are extended to connect the upper and lower staffs of a grand staff.
|Double bar line (or barline)|
Used to separate two sections of music. Also used at changes in key signature, time signature or major changes in style or tempo.
|Bold double bar line (or barline)|
Used to indicate the conclusion of a movement or an entire composition.
|Dotted bar line (or barline)|
Subdivides long measures of complex meter into shorter segments for ease of reading, usually according to natural rhythmic subdivisions.
The centre of the spiral defines the line or space upon which it rests as the pitch G above middle C, or approximately 392 Hz.
When the G-clef is placed on the second line of the stave, it is called the treble clef. This is the most common clef used today, and the only G-clef still in use. For this reason, the terms G-clef a…
|French Violin Clef|
When the G-clef is placed on the first line of the stave, it is called the French clef or French violin clef.
When the F-clef is placed on the fourth line, it is called the bass clef. This is the only F-clef used today, so that the terms "F-clef" and "bass clef" are often regarded as synonymous.
When the F-clef is placed on the third line, it is called the baritone clef.
When the F-clef is placed on the fifth line, it is called the sub-bass clef. It is identical to the treble clef transposed down 2 octaves.
When the C-clef is placed on the third line of the stave, it is called the alto clef. As with all C-clefs, this line indicates the position of middle C.
Because it is equivalent to the F-clef on the third line, the C-clef on the fifth line version of the baritone clef is a rarity.
When the C-clef is placed on the second line of the stave, it is called the mezzo-soprano clef.
When the C-clef occurs on the first line of the stave, it is called the soprano clef.
The neutral or percussion clef is not a clef in the same sense that the F, C, and G clefs are. It is simply a convention that indicates that the lines and spaces of the stave are each assigned to a p…
For guitars and other fretted instruments, it is possible to notate tablature in place of ordinary notes. In this case, a TAB-sign is often written instead of a clef.