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(as a direction) again.
- ‘An alternate way to designate the repeat of a two-measure phrase is the use of word bis (meaning twice) centered in brackets over the phrase.’
- ‘If a short passage of two or three bars is to be repeated then the phrase itself might be highlighted with a line with square ends lying above the bar and the word bis in the middle of the line.’
- ‘For short passages of a bar or so,the word Bis is used.’
Via French and Italian from Latin, literally twice.
Bank for International Settlements.
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