1 Abbreviation for right, e.g. R.H., right hand, in pf. mus.
2 Abbreviation for Responsorium in church mus. (Gregorian chant).
3 Abbreviation for ripieno in early orch. mus.
4 Abbreviation for clavier de récit, the swell manual, in Fr. org. mus.
5 Abbreviation for ritardando, found particularly in Elgar's scores.
6 In catalogues of works of Vivaldi, abbreviation for Rinaldi or for Ryom (latter usually in form RV).