repeat sign

Repeat barlines and segno and coda signs.
Segno and coda signs belong to a system of complex musical repeats. Image © Brandy Kraemer

Definition:

A repeat sign is a musical symbol written to specify or clarify a musical repetition; often used interchangeably with repeat barline. Other repeat signs include the segno and the coda:See volta brackets.

Also Known As:

  • indicazione di ripetizione (It)
  • signe de reprise (Fr)
  • Wiederholungszeichen (Ger)