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Baritone clef

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Baritone clef

When the F-clef is placed on the third line, it is called the baritone clef.

This clef was used for the left hand of keyboard music (particularly in France) as well as the baritone part in vocal music.

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Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Musical Symbols.

Baritone clef is part of the Clefs group.

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