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Re: tie over clef change

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: tie over clef change
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 22:05:03 +0200
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Kevin Barry <> writes:

>> Both cases were discussed. For an orchestra they are not the same
> pitch, thus formally a slur.
> You cannot make this assumption. It is exceptional to distinguish D
> sharp and E flat since most performed orchestral music is equally
> tempered. It is common, for example, for a composer to write D sharp
> for some instruments and E flat for others.

Distinguishing D♯ from E♭ formally when some instruments are written in
transposing keys is also a recipe for trying to read more into the
intonation than the composer was intent rather than forced to place

David Kastrup

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