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    Information on Tune Metres

    The tune metre is calculated by counting the number of digits in each line not enclosed in brackets or parentheses. The result is similar to the conventional designation of text metres in English-language hymnals, except that 0 is added for a line of music that repeats a previously sung text line.
    Thus, the tune metre of the following tune:

    5U11D7U1(23)2
    21(2345)4321
    35545775
    533112
    [5132D7U1]

    is 8.6.8.6.0. This means that the text metre for which it is designed is 8.6.8.6, or Common Metre, but it provides for a repeat of the last line.

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