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Overlapping parenthesis symbol name / meaning

Wanted to answer this in-case anyone else comes here from CCLI: Ran into another song on CCLI and it had '(Optional chords in parentheses)' and then a whole bunch of )( underneath various chords. ...
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What's this vertical dash called and what does it mean?

I'd like to expand on Aaron's answer that the symbol is a breath mark. Taking the clue that the page is from "Lutheran church music for the organ", the following is a tip for the organist to ...
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Interpreting staccato and legato marking in Schubert's D780 no 4

On bar 6, the composer could have written 'simile' or simili', to indicate that the effects continue as long as the pattern of notes does. Most players would anticipate this, even in its absence, to ...
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Interpreting staccato and legato marking in Schubert's D780 no 4

Schubert actually gives clear indications when to switch, either by giving Pedal marks and slurs, or by giving staccato dots. These are given a few times and then you are expected to get the gist of ...
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