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Definition and background:

Accidentals modify the pitch of the notes that follow them on the same staff position within a measure, unless cancelled by an additional accidental. sharps, flats, and naturals other than those in the key signature which are written in the body of the music

For more information on the music term "Accidentals" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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