6.4 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.

Signs

 

sempre always.
simile continue in the same manner.
loco as written, at the normal pitch.