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New International Manual - Contents


Compiler's Notes


A. Purpose and General Principles
I. Basic Signs
A. Notes and Rests
B. Octave Marks
II. Clefs
III. Accidentals, Key & Time Signatures
A. Accidentals
B. Key & Time Signatures
IV. Rhythmic Groups
V. Chords
A. Intervals
B. In-accords
C. Moving Note Signs
D. Stem signs
VI. Slurs & Ties
A. Slurs
B. Ties
C. More Slurs and Ties For Use in Section-by-section Formats
VII. Tremolos
A. Repetition
B. Alternation
VIII. Fingering
A. Keyboard Instruments
B. String Instruments
1. Left hand
2. Right hand

IX. Bar Lines and Repeats
A. Bar Lines
B. Print repeats
C. Braille repeats
1. Part-measure repeats
2. Full-measure repeats
3. Braille segno
4. Parallel Motion
5. Sequence Abbreviation

D. Variants
X. Nuances
XI. Ornaments
XII. Theory
A. Chord Symbols
B. Figured Bass and Harmonic Analysis
1. Figured Bass
2. Harmonic Analysis

C. Brackets
XIII. Modern Notation
A. Notes with Unusual Shapes
B. Tone Clusters
C. "Fan-shaped" Rhythmic Groups
D. Other Signs

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XIV. General Organization
A. Preliminary Pages
B. General Features on the Music Pages
XV. Keyboard Music
A. Piano
1. Organization and Use of Hand Signs
2. Piano Pedalling

B. Organ
1. Organ Pedals
2. Registration

XVI. Vocal Music
XVII. String Instruments
A. General Signs
B. Bowed Instruments
C. Plucked Instruments
XVIII. Wind and Percussion Instruments
A. Wind Instruments
B. Percussion
XIX. Accordion
XX. Instrumental Scores

Authorities for this Work

National Signs of 16 Countries

Index of Signs in Standard Braille Order

Tables of Signs

General Index


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