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W – whole; H – half; Q – quarter; E – 8th; S – 16th; T – 32nd; X – 64th; a – acciaccatura + – note tied to previous; . – note dotted; .. – note double dotted.
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration).
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line.
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi-bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff.
h – hammer-on
p – pull-off
b – bend
pb – pre-bend
r – bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/\ – slide into or out of (from/to “nowhere”)
s – legato slide
S – shift slide
<n> – natural harmonic
[n] – artificial harmonic
n(n) – tapped harmonic
~ – vibrato
tr – trill
T – tap
TP – trem. picking
PM – palm muting
\n/ – tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
\n – tremolo bar down
n/ – tremolo bar up
/n\ – tremolo bar inverted dip
= – hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
<> – volume swell (louder/softer)
x – on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o – on rhythm slash represents single note slash
| – bar
|| – double bar
||o – repeat start
o|| – repeat end
*| – double bar (ending)
: – bar (freetime)
$ – Segno
& – Coda
Tempo markers – <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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