- the original text of a work
- Music an edition of a score intended to convey the composer's original musical intentions
Origin of urtextGer: see ur- and text
The original text, as of a musical score or a literary work.
Origin of urtextGerman ur- original ; see Ursprache . Text text ( from Middle High German) ( from Late Latin textus ); see text .
ur- +"Ž text