1.277 simile mark

E: see below, D: Faulenzer (colloquial).

Symbol to indicate a percent repeat, the repetition of a musical expression on a single staff, as opposed to the more usual definition of a repeat, which affects all parts. The musical expression can be anything from a single note or note pattern to one or more measures. There are other names for this symbol:

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See also

repeat, OnMusic Dictionary.

LilyPond Music Glossary v2.25.17 (development-branch).