double sharp

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a musical notation of two sharps in front of a note indicating that it is to be raised by two semitones

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There is a double sharp in the first flute part at measure 19; intermediate flutists may not have encountered this before.
For example, under notation, it not only presents sharps and flats, but also immediately introduces double sharps and flats.
Pastorale," the third movement, adds the additional challenges of trills and a modulation to B major including double sharps.
Successful performance of this work requires a moderate to advanced sense of lyrical line, fluid mastery of third octave fingerings and a working knowledge of accidentals, including double sharps (x).