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## Re: quarter note triplets just don't want to behave properly

 From: Steve D Subject: Re: quarter note triplets just don't want to behave properly Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 17:40:20 -0700 User-agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 (Windows/20041206)

Chip wrote:

I am having a heck of a time with quarter note triplets. 1/8th note triplets work fine. Here is the code I am using -
\times 2/3 {r4 cs'[ cs] cs[ c b]}

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What am I doing wrong with the 1/4 note triplets?
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Chip

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I'm just a beginner with LilyPond, but it looks like you are trying to beam quarter notes (with the square brackets []). That would make them eighth notes, which is not correct and gives an error when the music expression is interpreted, right?


Three quarter notes in the space of two are still notated as quarter notes. There would have to be 5 or more notes in the place of two quarter notes for them to be notated as eighth notes, right?

Best wishes,

Steve D, NM US