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Re: 12/8 Time signature and note length coding


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: 12/8 Time signature and note length coding
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 22:46:58 +0100
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Carl Sorensen <c_sorensen@byu.edu> writes:

> ´╗┐On 11/24/21, 2:26 PM, "lilypond-user on behalf of David Johnson"
> <lilypond-user-bounces+carl.d.sorensen=gmail.com@gnu.org on behalf of
> johnsond@electronsciences.com> wrote:
>
>     I'm working on an arrangement that is in 12/8 time signature and having 
>     trouble understanding how to encode note lengths and the associated 
>     chordmode timing.
>
> Use a duration of 1.   That is 6 quarter notes, or 12 eighth notes.

Possibly less ambigous way of spelling this:

Use a duration of 1. which is 6 quarter notes, or 12 eighth notes.

Or even:

Use a duration of "1." which is 6 quarter notes, or 12 eighth notes.

-- 
David Kastrup



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