In Part I of this blog, I introduced the subject of American Braille, and pointed out that some NLS music scores use this system. Now, in Part II, I offer this list of American Braille symbols to help you if you ever receive such a score.
Each letter or symbol in the left column is followed by its American Braille equivalent in the right column. Where the American Braille sign is different from English Braillle, I will provide dot numbers for the American Braille sign:
|Letter||American Braille||Dot numbers|
|Period||– (same as capital)||3-6|
|Parenthesis (left and right)||7||2-3-5-6|
|Double quote (open and close)||8||2-3-6|
|Single Quote (open and close)||88||2-3-6 2-3-6|
If you had any problems reading this, or if you know of any symbols that were incorrect, please let us know.
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(I hope that this blog has been helpful.)