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Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741) Italian composer and violinist


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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).

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