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This is the proposed Contra Basso/Alto-Tenor Grand Staff to be used by the modern bass player - World Wide. Originally, the upper stave featured the use of the Treble clef symbol in conjunction with the Alto-Tenor clef symbol, but it was recommended the Treble clef symbol be removed in favor of just using only the Alto-Tenor clef symbol alone in the upper ...


There is nothing ambiguous about the different clef symbol denoting the 3rd space in the upper stave as being the location of middle C. In fact it is quite clear. Because people began writing bass music using only the single F Bass clef symbol, and not a Double F Bass clef symbol, this transposed the written bass music up and octave, which in turn moved ...

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