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Topic: Double Treble Cleft ???
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AuthorTopic:   Double Treble Cleft ???
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posted: 11/11/2007 at 3:30:45 AM ET
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yeh i have a song im trying to learn that has a treble on top of a bass cleft then another treble cleft and another bass cleft. i see nothing that says its a duet or anything. i have a program that plays the song so i know what i sounds like. but i still have no clue how the double cleft thing works.

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posted: 11/11/2007 at 10:50:18 AM ET
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There are actually a few different possibilities, and some of you have touched on some of them in previous posts.
If there is a bracket like this "{" at the beginning of the piece and the middle and bottom lines are included in the bracket, then the piece is for either a wind instrument player or vocalist to be accompanied by a piano. Are there lyrics underneath the top line?
If there is a bracket like this "{" and all three bars are included in the bracket, then the top line is the melody of the piece and the bottom two lines are the accompaniment, in which case you will have to do a lot of practicing to get it down. My advice: learn the accompaniment part well and then try to add the melody in.
If there is a bracket like this "[" that includes all three lines, then each line is meant to be played by a different instrument or voice. For example, the tuba and trombone may double the bottom line, the french horn may play the middle line, and the trumpet may play the top line. This is probably not the case and you should be able to tell by looking in the top left hand corner of the piece. Which brings me to the next possibility.
Does the top left hand corner say "piano" or "organ"? If it says organ, then the bottom line is for the foot pedals, the middle line is for the left hand, and the top line is for the right hand melody.
I hope this clears some things up. Good luck and keep practicing!

P.S. For everyone's information, it is spelled "clef" without the t on the end.

Baby Rollo The Muse
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posted: 12/15/2007 at 7:19:08 PM ET
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posted: 3/8/2013 at 6:03:15 PM ET
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