[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: tuplets

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: tuplets
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 08:17:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.92 (gnu/linux)

G.S. Williams <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi, 
> I've been tied up with classical music for several decades, 
> and we have always referred to 
> pairs of notes as "DUPLETS",
>  not,"TUPLETS:.why do you people in the U.S.A. always 
> change terminology?

That's not a change.  A duplet is a pair of notes against the prevailing
beat, a triplet a threesome, and a tuplet an n-some.

David Kastrup

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]