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by Stephen Trahair
22 Sep 2011 17:52
Forum: Musical questions
Topic: Beaming of notes
Replies: 8
Views: 15782

Re: Beaming of notes

As I introduced the subject of beaming, I ought to reply to what has been said in response. I think the answer is that it depends whether you are notating for musicians or for musicologists, in other words whether your edition is intended for study or for performance. I approach the question from th...
by Stephen Trahair
17 Apr 2011 18:35
Forum: Musical questions
Topic: Beaming of notes
Replies: 8
Views: 15782

Beaming of notes

As a choral conductor as well as a singer I find the old-style notation where quavers are only beamed together if the notes are sung to the same word or syllable very tiresome. It can be difficult to distinguish between quavers and crotchets where the print is small, and more crucially prevents easy...