The most neutral way of saying a one-word phrase like "Geschiedenis." is with low "Ge-", high "-schie-" and a fall to low through "-denis". We transcribe this contour by %L, H*L (on the accented syllable), and L%.
Here are a few examples with low initial pitch and one H*L, in a variety of positions, and a variety of peak heights (prominences):
In the next example the first syllable of the utterance is accented: