Unicode 3-1, Musical Notation, Tempus, Tempo

From: Patrick Andries (pandries@iti.qc.ca)
Date: Tue Mar 06 2001 - 22:56:24 EST

I believe a small confusion may have slipped in the Musical Symbol title for
the group U+1D1C7-U+1D1CE.

The title states "tempi".

This is the Italian plural of tempo while here we are speaking of "tempus"
as applied to the prolations (see the third word in every character). One
should then speak of tempora (nom. plur. of tempus, 3rd decl.), if my Latin
fails me not.

O tempora, O mores !

P. Andries

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