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Re: writing 12/8 4/4 simultaneously?

Postby miker » Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:42 am

Enter a triplet, copy/paste it, and use the repitch tool to alter the notes.
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Re: writing 12/8 4/4 simultaneously?

Postby motet » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:15 am

You can give a staff an independent time signature to obtain simultaneous 4/4 and 12/8. You can make the 12/8 display as 4/4 if you like, but I wouldn't.
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Re: writing 12/8 4/4 simultaneously?

Postby zuill » Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:25 am

As far as writing triplets in succession automatically, both Simple and Speedy have a way of doing sticky triplets.

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