This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Octave clef.
Treble and bass clefs can also be modified by octave numbers.
An eight or fifteen above a clef raises the intended pitch range by one or two octaves respectively. Similarly, an eight or fifteen below a clef lowers the pitch range by one or two octaves respectively. A treble clef with an eight below is the most commonly used, typically used instead of a C clef for tenor lines in choral scores. Even if the eight is not present, tenor parts in the treble clef are understood to be sung an octave lower than written.
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