Origin of tablature
Examples from the Web for tablature
As Walther sings Sachs takes it down in tablature, calling out to him what sections are next required.Richard Wagner|John F. Runciman
The first time he asked admittance to show you the tablature, and you did not want to receive him, I persuaded you to do so.Barbara Blomberg, Complete|Georg Ebers
Robinson gives instructions for learning to play the cittern and for reading the tablature.
This set of thoughts is like the tablature prescribed to the singing animal above mentioned.Theodicy|G. W. Leibniz
Word Origin for tablature
type of musical notation for lute or stringed instrument, 1570s, from French tablature (1550s), from Latin tabula "table" (see table (n.)); influenced by Italian tavolatura, from tavolare "to board, plank, enclose with boards."