Bass staff



a staff marked with a bass clef.
Historical Examples

The F below the bass staff had ten frets, G eleven, and each of the highest six strings twelve frets.
A Popular History of the Art of Music W. S. B. Mathews

Small A (written a), is represented by the fifth line of the bass staff.
Music Notation and Terminology Karl W. Gehrkens

On the midi, bar 6, bass staff, both notes changed to D-sharps.
The Nursery, March 1878, Vol. XXIII. No. 3 Various

The compass extends from F below the bass staff to C on the second ledger-line above the treble.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various

Its compass comprehends three octaves rising from B flat below the bass staff.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various

The compass is six octaves from C, five leger-lines below the bass staff.
The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3) Alexander Wheelock Thayer

When the G clef is used the staff is usually referred to as the treble staff, and when the F clef is used, as the bass staff.
Music Notation and Terminology Karl W. Gehrkens

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