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Re: Automatic Accidentals ignore unmetered music

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Automatic Accidentals ignore unmetered music
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 13:11:16 -0800

On 27-Jan-05, at 1:49 AM, Peter Leschev wrote:
What does a bar without a time signature mean?  Answer: whatever
you want it to mean.  How does the reader know that?

You'll have to excuse me, I'm a techie, helping a muso out.

I'm a muso, and bars without time signatures make sense.  Benjamin
Britten uses this relatively often. I doubt it's ever done in classical or
romantic music, but it certainly crops up in 20th century music.

- Graham

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