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Re: Figured Bass support

From: Juergen Reuter
Subject: Re: Figured Bass support
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 11:13:24 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Han-Wen Nienhuys wrote:

> ...
> > 1) The figures have to be entered in the reverse order (that is a six-four
> > chord is entered <4 6>). Of course, this assumes that you do call it
> > that and
> > not a four-six chord, but I *think* is universally so.
> In dutch, <<c' f' a' >> (absolute pitches) is called a 4-6 chord, not
> 6-4; that's what you mean, right?  I'm not sure about the proper names
> in English.

FYI, in German language, <<c' f' a'>> is called "Quart-Sext-Akkord",
i.e. we also first consider the 4th, and then the 6th.


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