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Re: polyphony voices sharing stems? (hymnody feature)

From: Thomas Bushnell BSG
Subject: Re: polyphony voices sharing stems? (hymnody feature)
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 18:22:54 -0700
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Ted Walther <address@hidden> writes:

> Most hymns are sung in four part harmony.  Or three part.  However, they
> are entered as piano music. because they are almost always accompanied
> by a piano because we moderns don't spend much time memorizing complex
> melodies.

Actually, most hymns are entered as organ music written on two
staves.  The bass line is played on the pedals.


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