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I have this set of right hand open string exercises for classical guitar. Many are in 4/4 but some are in 6/8 (see pic below). The notes are grouped in 6 but there is no tuple notation. Reading as straight 6/8 I expect 12 16th notes per measure. Lines 1 and 2 show 24 16th notes per measure. My question is am I reading it wrong or is there a missing bar in each line separating each into 2 groups of 12 16th notes. Thanks.

This is a pic of some right hand exercises from La Technica Degli Arpeggi

  • Is this the only seeming mistake in the book? – Dekkadeci Jul 4 '18 at 14:27
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    It's rampant throughout all 6exercises in 6/8 time. But a consistent mistake. – ggcg Jul 4 '18 at 15:10
  • Does the sheet have an annotation that all notes should be played half the written value? – rexkogitans Jul 4 '18 at 20:22
  • Nope, it doesn't. – ggcg Jul 4 '18 at 20:58
  • Yep, it's missing bar lines. – AJFaraday Jul 5 '18 at 9:35
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It's incorrect. Either it's in 12/8, or there's a barline missing, or they should be demi-semiquavers.

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It's definitely a typo. You can tell by the lowest voice which always has a dotted quarter note per group of 16th notes. As currently written, it is in 12/8 . It could be in 6/8 if the bar line was instead after every two groups.

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