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Re: Stem duration

From: Simon Albrecht
Subject: Re: Stem duration
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2017 00:03:20 +0200

On 05.07.2017 15:33, David Kastrup wrote:
Interesting. Noteheads of different duration attached to a single stem?
I don't remember to have seen something like that, and google does not
really help. Which instrument uses such a notation, could you give an
I've seen it in the solo partitas and sonatas for violin from Bach and
would assume that they are also to be found in the cello suites.

Both Bach and Mozart wrote this using more than one voice, even for non divisi violins. However, later centuries introduced the notation with different durations on one stem; this is commonly achieved in LilyPond by overriding duration-log on note-heads, not by actual duration.

Best, Simon

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