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Re: 2-plet

From: David R. Linn
Subject: Re: 2-plet
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 10:57:39 -0600 (CST)

>> From: Joerg Anders <address@hidden>

>> > Likewise, you have
>> > 
>> >    \times 3/2 { c c }  :  2 notes take time of 3; `common' tuplet
>> > 
>> Oh, oh! I always thought a tuplet only shortens the
>> play length. --> Next version!

Nope.  For example, last night my church choir was singing a song in
6/8 that had a measure with only 4 beats for the singers, i.e. we were
singing 2 beats while the organist was playing three beats.  As Jan
indicated, this sort of duplet is fairly common, at least in the vocal
music I sing.

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