Alternate Rhythmic Placements

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rrs016
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Alternate Rhythmic Placements

Post by rrs016 » Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:25 am

please see the attachment.

i am trying to notate the following 2 lines in 4/4 time:

everytime i attempt this finale ties notes together.

the reason why i am doing this is to hear how to play it.
if anyone knows how to count it i'd very much appreciate you explaining it to me.

thank you

richard
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Re: Alternate Rhythmic Placements

Post by motet » Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:33 am

Your picture is not very readable, but I suspect those are simple triplets and you mean Finale beams the eighths to the triplets in the syncopation. In Simple or Speedy entry, put the cursor on the note just past where you want the beam broken, and press forward slash /.

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Re: Alternate Rhythmic Placements

Post by Peter Thomsen » Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:08 am

Try this notation of the rhythm.

It is the same rhythm as in your example, just notated differently.

I would count it in 8/8 - rather than in 4/4.

When you count in 8ths, the 8th triplets get poly-rhythmic:
3 triplet notes against 2 (8th) beats.

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Re: Alternate Rhythmic Placements

Post by zuill » Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:13 am

Peter,

Your example looks extremely confusing to my eyes. Sorry. My humble opinion.

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