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  • 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 6: Slurs and Ties

    A. Slurs

    Slur between two notes or chords
    Phrasing slur over more than four notes or chords
    Phrasing slur over more than four notes or chords
    Beginning and end of phrasing slurs on one note
    Beginning and end of short slur on one note
    Slur from one in-accord part to another
    Slur from one staff to another
    Straight line between staves for voice leading
    End of straight line
    Slur added by an editor in print
    Slur that does not end on a note
    Slur for short appoggiatura; "grace-note slur" in some countries
    Slur that does not come from a note
    Half phrase

    B. Ties

    Single-note tie
    Chord tie (two or more voices are tied )
    Accumulating arpeggio

    C. More Slurs and Ties for Use
    in Section-by-section Formats

    Slur from another in-accord part
    Slur from another staff
    Single-note tie between in-accord parts
    Single note tie between staves
    Chord tie between in-accord parts
    Chord tie between staves

    To clarify that the sign is "from"
    Single-note tie from another in-accord
    Single note tie from another staff
    Chord tie from another in-accord
    Chord tie from another staff

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