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Re: New slur/tie behaviour

From: Trevor Bača
Subject: Re: New slur/tie behaviour
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 09:48:02 -0500

On 8/31/05, Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> wrote:
> >     I just type-set a piece using version 2.7.7 and this piece also
> > had some ties in it.  In this example I thought the new behavior was
> > a bit odd as I have two ties in a row but they are longer note
> > values and should they not appear at the same level? I noticed that
> > the change-log gives an example of this new feature but the first
> > note is tied to a very short note followed by a longer one.
> I second that.  Especially in chords, short ties are moved too much
> vertically from the `correct' place.  IMHO, this:
>   --___-------------___---
>    /   \   _____   /   \
>    \___/  /     \  \___/
>   ------------------------
> looks *really* bad.  A tie, regardless of being short or long, must
> not be placed completely between two staff lines if the notes are also
> between the same two lines.
> For further references I suggest that you take a Henle or UE edition
> of Beethoven's piano sonatas (the later ones).

I agree. Although I have no idea how to verbally state a better rule
... maybe something like "consecutive ties between like pitches should
appear at like vertical positions" ... ?

Trevor Bača

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