Re: Unicode 3-1, Musical Notation, Tempus, Tempo

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Tue Mar 06 2001 - 23:28:31 EST

Patrick noted:

> 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 header has already been corrected to read "Mensural Prolations". Make
sure you are looking at the latest version of the Names List:


> 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.

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