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For questions about repeated sections of music. Volta repeats (marked with repeat barlines), DC repeats, Simile repeats, as well as the meaning, notation, and implementation of these are all on topic.

This tag is for questions about repeated sections of music.

There are several forms of repeats in music notation:

  • Volta repeats (barline repeats), including alternative endings, and 2nd time only instructions.
  • Da Capo (D.C.), Dal Segno (D.S.), and the like.
  • Simile repeats (percent and slash).

Questions on the meaning, notation, and implementation of these repeats are all on topic with this tag.


Questions about implementing repeats with a particular software should also be tagged with that particular software, e.g. or .

Tremolo repeats are better tagged with the tag.

Question on how to represent musical forms that include repeated sections should also be tagged with the tag.