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(Eng.).

1 The sign 𝄐 which means that the note or rest so indicated must be held longer than usual (at performer's discretion). Placed over a bar line, it means a short silence. The Fr. term is point d'orgue.

2 In the phrase General Pause (G.P.) it means the whole orch. is briefly silent.

Subjects: Music.


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