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 15: Keyboard Music

    A. Piano

    Right hand part
    Left hand part
    Solo part to be accompanied
    Right hand part when intervals read up
    Left hand part when intervals read down
    Ped. or other indication for pedal down
    Star or other indication for pedal up
    Star and Ped. under one note
    Pedal up as soon as chord is struck

    B. Organ

    Organ pedal part
    Start of passage when pedal and left hand parts are written on same print staff
    Return to left hand only; pedal drops out
    Left toe (wedge ^ beneath a note)
    Left heel (u or o beneath a note)
    Right toe (wedge ^ above a note)
    Right heel (u or o above a note)
    Between foot signs, change of pedalling on one note
    Change without indication of toe or heel
    Foot crosses in front (dash _ above tow or heel sign)
    Foot crosses behind (dash _ Beneath toe or heel sign)

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