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 10: Nuances

    Staccato (dot)
    Staccatissimo (pear-shaped dot)
    Mezzo-staccato (dot & line)
    Agogic accent (short line)
    Accent (horizontal "V" pointing to the right)
    Reversed accent (horizontal"V" pointing to the left)
    Martellato (thick "V")
    Comma, half breath
    Full break or breath
    Fermata on bar line
    Fermata between notes
    Fermata with square shape
    Fermata with tent shape
    Diverging lines (crescendo) End of diverging lines
    Converging lines (decrescendo) End of converging lines
    Swell, diverging & converging lines on one note
    Beginning of first line of continuation
    End of first line of continuation
    Beginning of second line of continuation
    End of second line of continuation
    Word sign; literary material

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