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In Maurice Ravel's String Quartet in F Major, just before the up-bow marking, the engraver has written what looks like an upside-down down-bow marking.

I have not come across this before …. What does it mean?

Score for string quartet, showing an upside-down down-bow marking.

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It's a normal down-bow. For some reason the publisher, Durand, seems to invert down-bow markings in certain scores.

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