What's the meaning of the Breath Mark »
This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Breath Mark.
In a score, this symbol tells the performer or singer to take a breath (or make a slight pause for non-wind instruments).
This pause usually does not affect the overall tempo. For bowed instruments, it indicates to lift the bow and play the next note with a downward (or upward, if marked) bow.
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Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.
Category: Musical Symbols.
Breath Mark is part of the Breaks (musical) group.
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