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Re: long tacets

From: Pierre Perol-Schneider
Subject: Re: long tacets
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:18:28 +0200


2014-06-25 12:35 GMT+02:00 address@hidden <address@hidden>:

> I've wondered off and on for some time now if there is, or perhaps, should
> be, a way to create long tacets without resorting to ugly hacks which don't
> represent the actual information.
> One common example is an ensemble piece in which a particular instrument
> is finished long enough before the end of the piece that it's silly to
> write out explicitly all the remaining rests.  In traditionally engraved or
> handwritten parts one often sees:
> |======== Tacet bis Ende =======|
> ...or something similar.
> Another example I've often encountered in French orchestral pieces has
> something like this at the beginning:
> |======== TACET jusqu'à ======|
> In both of the above examples there may be key and time changes which are
> not indicated.

I've started a snippet (unfinished, no time yet) here :

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