Adjust legato and non-legato?

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Adjust legato and non-legato?

Post by Rowy » Sun Aug 29, 2021 12:46 pm

The notes that are covered by a slur, is it possible to adjust the strength of the legato? Same question for the notes that are not legato and don't get a staccato sign. I don't mean portato, but notes that are not connected (non-slurred). There must be programmed a small rest at the end of the note. Can I adjust the length of that rest?

I know I can do that in a DAW, but I prefer to edit the midi in Finale.

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Re: Adjust legato and non-legato?

Post by oldmkvi » Sun Aug 29, 2021 6:14 pm

Unmarked notes are played full value.
If you want spaces, try something like Marcato,
or use the line-dot Articulation.

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Re: Adjust legato and non-legato?

Post by Rowy » Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:08 am

I'm already doing that, but I hoped there was an easier way. Thanks.

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Re: Adjust legato and non-legato?

Post by motet » Mon Aug 30, 2021 4:26 pm

You could create a blank articulation that has the duration you want. There are several ways to apply an articulation en masse.
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Re: Adjust legato and non-legato?

Post by oldmkvi » Tue Aug 31, 2021 2:07 pm

I seem to remember that it can be done in the Midi Tool.
There are numbers that represent the length of the notes. Entering a smaller value would shorten them slightly to make the spaces you want.

Sorry I don't remember how, but take a look, it may be easy!

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Re: Adjust legato and non-legato?

Post by Michel R E » Tue Aug 31, 2021 3:04 pm

you can also enter an existing articulation, one that gives the correct playback for what you want, then simply select those that you do not wish to have appearing in the printed score and "hide" them.
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Re: Adjust legato and non-legato?

Post by Rowy » Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:57 pm

Thanks, oldmkvi, I'm going to look for that midi tool.

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