Reference Entry

Simile

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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A word used in musical scores to mean ‘play as before’, particularly if an intricate phrasing and articulation is repeated many times and the necessary slurs and dots would clutter the page.

Reference Entry.  37 words. 

Subjects: Music

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