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Questions tagged [slurs]

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How to cross staff slurs in lilypond?

\language "english" global = { \key c \minor \numericTimeSignature \time 4/4 } right = \relative c'' { \global < g c d g >1\arpeggio \bar "||" } left = \relative c, { \global <&...
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Problem with a tie

Why is MuseScore not creating the last tree notes in the bass clef. See the picture. Every time I try to put a quarter note above the half note it disappears.
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How to add rest above a note in Lilypond

I'm trying to typeset the following snippet. My first idea was to add two voices here but then I would not be able to make a slur between them. Is it possible without using manual placement of notes?
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Beethoven's Tempest sonata: tie or slur?

I'm learning the Tempest sonata, and I don't know how to read measures 72-73: In the measure right before the crescendo, that A-C chord with the right hand: is the A sustained while the C is released ...
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How can I change slur from above to below notes when switching staff in Lilypond?

I have a music passage that crosses from the bottom staff to the top (in a Grand Staff) with a slur. But, I want the slur to go from above the notes on the bottom to underneath the note on the top ...
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Typeset a slur from a chord's middle note

I'm trying to typeset a piano piece, where the following two chords challenge my Lilypond skills: I'm sorry for the bad quality of the printed score (which is actually the reason why I'm ...
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How do I play this slur in 'Cockles and Mussels'?

Do I simply play both hands legato? Does the slur mean that anything that falls beneath it for both hands are to be played legato? I thought I knew how legato worked, but I'm not sure anymore.
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Dotted slur and two lyric stanzas with different amount of syllables

I have the following problem with two lyric stanzas for one voice, that have different syllables. The following example works with using an underscore at the end. \version "2.18.2" \paper { ragged-...
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slur or tie to no note in Lillypond

I am trying to have a slured note to 'nothing' in a musical example in my paper, like this: Any tie (~) or slur () I put in Lilypond (actually Frescobaldi), nothing happens. This is the code I am ...
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Should slurs encompass tied notes from before and/or after?

What are the rules when it comes to how a slur handles tied notes set at the start or end of the legato passage? I think it looks nicer when the tied notes are included in the slur, but I don’t know ...
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Are these C notes a slur or a tie?

On the bass clef, there are 2 C notes. I think it is a tie (wiki) and they should be played once for 6 beats. Am I correct? Or do I have to play the C twice, 3 beats each?
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Useless natural accidental? [duplicate]

Why is that natural accidental placed on that G? does the slur extend the sharp on the previous measure to the next one? that wouldn't make sense for the bass though.