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1A sign placed before a musical note to indicate that it is to be lowered two semitones.
- ‘The sharp raises the note before which it is placed by one semitone; the flat lowers it by one semitone; the double sharp and double flat respectively raise and lower it by a whole tone; the natural cancels any other accidental.’
- 1.1A musical note marked by a double flat or lowered two semitones.
- ‘Gurney knows it well - witness the opening line of ‘Sleep’ (D flat-F; D flat-B double flat).’
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