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Not sure if this is the correct area to ask this question but here goes...
We have just started playing Pas Des Deux from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and there is a symbol/marking that I am not sure what it means, I could probably find out this week at orchestra but thought it would be quicker to ask here...
Could it be a
Indicates a brief, silent pause, during which time is not counted. In ensemble playing, time resumes when the conductor or leader indicates.
Hey, taking a 'punt' here. Don't really know. It looks a bit like one
If you don't find what it is here, let us all know when you find out at orchestra. Would like to know
Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of ..... What was I saying????
When parts were written by hand it was much easier to write it out this way.
Could it still be better to write it with the repeat symbol? It gives more information. The player could know at a glance that it's a repeat and then go into repeat mode, and the eyes could be looking ahead to something else. But what do I know, I'm hardly a sight reader, ha ha. What do you think?
@RosinedUp good job RU, you were right after all.
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