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## Re: Constructive Criticism and a Question

 From: David Rogers Subject: Re: Constructive Criticism and a Question Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 12:17:37 -0800

```Orm Finnendahl wrote:

>Am 28. Dezember 2006, 11:30 Uhr (-0800) schrieb David Rogers:
>>
>> >bf16[d, f ef] \tuplet 4 { { { d16 ef f } { g a } } { bf32a c bf d c
>bf a
>> >g f
>> >g ef } }
>> >
>> >The above would generate a parent tuplet with the number "5" and two
>> >sub-tuplets with "3" and "2", followed horizontally by the "12"
>tuplet.
>
>If you intend to think of tuplets as collections of notes of the same
>duration, the syntax is fine. But what happens, if the elements of the
>tuplet contain things of different durations (for example, the first
>part of your suggested tuplet is of an quarter duration and the second
>half containing the 12 32nds should last a dotted quarter within the
>parent "5" tuplet)?

In the Beethoven example, Op.31 Nr.3 at bar 53, the 5-let is a quarter-note
duration, and the 12-let is another quarter-note duration.

But this was Rick Hansen's proposal, for how to solve a problem pointed out by
David Fedoruk, and I was only admiring his solution.

David

```