What kind of clef is this?

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Yinyue
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What kind of clef is this?

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Hi folks,

I have been seeing this clef for a while now in Finale, but it's application has so far eluded me.

Could someone explain?

Thanks,

Yinyue
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Re: What kind of clef is this?

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That is a percussion clef.
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Re: What kind of clef is this?

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Yes, it is for percussion. As you see, down you have at (D) another clef, also for percussion. Usually, the clef (5) is for 4 or more instruments which notes are placed either on the lines or in the spaces, while (D) is for 3 or less instruments. That is how I understand it.
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