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Definition and background:

A directive to repeat the indicated passage.See repeat. In France and Germany, a term used by an audience to request an encore. (Lat) twice; i.e., repeat the relevant action or passage

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

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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