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 From: Mats Bengtsson Subject: Re: threads Date: Sat, 05 Oct 2002 11:42:06 +0200

In this case, I would go for two separate voices, with separate
stem directions to make it easier to read. For example:

\score{\notes\relative c'{
\time 3/4
\partial 4 c4 |
<{e4. f8 g4 | d4. ( e8 f ) d | c2. |} \\ {g2. ~ | g ~ | g ~ | g ~ |} >
}}

See the section on Polyphony in the manual.

/Mats

> Thanks Graham for the pointer to the "Thread" message.  With that example I
> got it in one.
>
> Now, about threads; I have to notate some string parts in which two notes
> are sounding but it isn't just plain old double-stops.  There is a drone on
> an open string with several measures tied together while the upper note
> changes.  Is "thread" the proper mechanism for this?  Can a thread context
> go on for several measures at a time?  Would this allow me to have
> independant articulations (slurs etc.) for the two lines?  I just want to
> be sure I've got some sort of grasp on this before coding a bunch of garbage.
>
> Thanks,
>
> David Bobroff
>
>
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