soprano clef

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a clef that puts middle C on the bottom line of the staff

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McKnight also describes the manuscript itself, containing mostly solo songs in treble or soprano clefs with figured basso continuo.
To Thomas's reservation about the uncharacteristic notation of the top system notated in soprano clef I would add the distinctly amateurish parallel octaves between mm.
His part is notated in the soprano clef, and ranges from d'to e".
When notated in soprano clef in the source, the alto is transcribed in treble clef; when it is originally in mezzo-soprano clef, it is transcribed into alto clef by Tyler (with a tenor viol player in mind) and into treble clef by Hanley (with perhaps a score reader in mind).
Several statements in this section seem misleading: the assignation of the term "mezzo-soprano" for the parts Charpentier writes in soprano clef (he uses C clef on the second line for this purpose, as in the Magnificat, H.
Vocal incipits originally in the soprano clef are notated in treble; I might have left them as they appear in the source, but I can understand the reason for the change.