[MEI-L] Closed/Plus encoding symbol
esfield at stanford.edu
Fri Feb 27 01:08:51 CET 2015
It's also an ornament in SOME English harpsichord/clavichord music.
From: mei-l [mailto:mei-l-bounces at lists.uni-paderborn.de] On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:34 PM
To: Music Encoding Initiative
Subject: Re: [MEI-L] Closed/Plus encoding symbol
Technically it will depend on the semantics of the symbol, as a '+'
sign will most likely have different meanings for different
For French Horns, the "+" sign is used to indicate a stopped note (or the
start of a sequence of stopped notes that would be cancelled by an "o"
above a note, meaning "open".).
In the MEI articulation list:
I see an entry called "stop", so that is the most likely thing to start
On 26 February 2015 at 12:13, Andrew Hankinson
<andrew.hankinson at mail.mcgill.ca> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to encode a "+" articulation mark on a note, and don't seem
to be able to find anything in @artic that matches up with it. I could be
looking in the wrong place, though.
> You can see an example of this symbol in action in Gould's "Behind Bars"
on pp. 281, 297-8 (closed hi-hat) and 263 (Horn hand-stopping). I've
consulted the Unicode Western notation guide (from which @artic seems to
take its inspiration) and it also seems to be lacking there.
> Any clues?
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