Artificial Harmonics

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Artificial Harmonics

Post by markbergman » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:38 pm

I am writing a string piece that uses a lot of false or artificial harmonics. Is there a shortcut to changing noteheads? I need to indicate the note that is fingered (with a conventional black note) AND the note to be played with a harmonic (with a white diamond) on each string but changing each note manually is a pain in the proverbial buttocks. Suggestions welcome!

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Re: Artificial Harmonics

Post by miker » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:46 pm

Yes. JW Change > Noteheads > Shape > Hollow diamond

You can specify the "top note," and one click does them all. (I know nothing of harmonics, so I chose the intervals at random!)
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Post by Michel R E » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:52 pm

use the TGTools plugin for harmonics, if they are only 4th and 5th harmonics.
if you need anything else then use the JWChange plugin as Miker mentioned.
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Re: Artificial Harmonics

Post by Nick Mazuk » Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:22 am

If you're familiar with JW Lua, I modified one of Jari's scripts to change all possible harmonics in a given region. By default, it also only checks for valid harmonics.

Just install as you would any other JW Lua Script, highlight the entire music region with harmonics, and run!

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