4.4 Abbreviations and signs


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The abbreviations in music are of two kinds, namely, abbreviations of terms relating to musical expression, and the true musical abbreviations by the help of which certain passages, chords, etc., may be notated in a shortened form. You will learn more about repeat signs.

Repeat signs


Dal Segno D.S. (Dal Segno) from the sign Dal Segno
  D.S. al Fine repeat from the sign and play to the end.
  coda an added ending.



How do you perform D.S. al Fine and D.S. al Coda?

note example