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Re: How to make hairpins not on notes

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: How to make hairpins not on notes
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 02:20:02 -0800

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003 12:27:22 -0500
Daniel Ashton <address@hidden> wrote:
> I need to set cresc/decresc hairpins to begin and end in the middle of a 
> measure.
>    | d2.( )c4 |
> I want the vocalist to crescendo to beat 3, then decrescendo to the end 
> of the bar.
> Using skips, I think I would write it like this:
>    | s4\< \!s4 s4\> \!s4 |
> (I think)
> Anyway, the cresc hairpin should begin on beat one, the decrescendo 
> hairpin should appear to end on beat 4, and the two should nearly meet 
> somewhere in the center of the measure.  No?  How?

OK... doesn't your skips example work?  I'm not certain what your question is...
does this:
| <{d2.( )c4} {s4\< \!s4 s4\> \!s4}>|
work?  If not, I'd try making the skips something like "s4. s8 s4. s8" instead.

- Graham

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