Silbenstrich

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A Silbenstrich (German for syllable stroke) is a short vertical stroke through part of a staff to indicate a change of syllable in a melismatic piece of the Notre Dame repertory.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ludwig, Friedrich (1910). Repertorium organorum recentioris et motetorum vetustissimi stili. Vol. 1. Halle. p. 49.