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Signs whereby writing‐out of phrases or groups of notes may be abbreviated. For example, continued repetition of a note is indicated by crossing its stem with one or more strokes to show the required sub‐division into smaller values (for triplets or groups of 6 the figures 3 or 6 are added above the notes); and a passage to be played in octaves may be written asa single line, with the words con ottave or con 8ve.

Subjects: Music.


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