treble clef

Treble clef in piano music.
Image © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

Definition of Treble Clef:

The treble clef is the first large musical symbol found on the top staff, or treble staff, in piano music. The treble clef is also called the G-clef, because it wraps around the G line.

Notes of the treble staff are located around middle C and above, and are usually played with the right hand.


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