Braille slate



  • Table 1: Basic Signs
  • Table 2: Clefs
  • Table 3: Accidentals, Key
    and Time signatures

  • Table 4: Rythmic Groups
  • Table 5: Chords
  • Table 6: Slurs and Ties
  • Table 7: Tremolos
  • Table 8: Fingering
  • Table 9: Bar lines and repeats
  • Table 10: Nuances
  • Table 11: Ornaments
  • Table 12: Theory
  • Table 13: Modern Notation
  • Table 14: General Organization
  • Table 15: Keyboard Music
  • Table 16: Vocal Music
  • Table 17: String Instruments
  • Table 18: Winds & Percussion
  • Table 19: Accordion

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  • Table 2: Clefs

    G clef; treble
    G clef in the left hand part
    F clef; bass
    F clef in the right hand part
    C clef; alto clef for viola or high clef for bass
    G clef with small 8 above
    G clef with small 8 below
    To show the unusual placement of a clef an octave mark is placed before the final character of the clef sign. Examples:

    G clef on first line ; French violin clef
    F clef on third line; tenor clef
    F on the fifth line; sub bass clef
    C clef on first line; soprano or descant clef
    C clef on the second line; mezzo-soprano clef
    C clef on the third line; alto clef for viola or high clef for bass
    C clef on fourth line; tenor clef
    C clef on fifth line; baritone clef

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    Shodor logoThe Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
    in cooperation with the
    North Carolina Central University
    and the Governor Morehead School for the Blind

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