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Just based off of the span of these pitches, most players can't play all of these pitches with one hand (assuming either a B♭–D or B–D♯ span). As such, I would argue that pedaling is the best bet. Just write the pitches as normal eighth notes, but indicate to the player to hold down the pedal, thereby sustaining the pitches until the pedal sign changes: It'...


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A broken chord like this is notated with double stems for each note. One set of stems corresponds to the eighth-note onsets of each note. The second set of stems corresponds to the duration of each note and shows the tie to the final, full chord. It is acceptable to use shared note heads in this kind of situation. For example, the first note could have a ...


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That's the way I've seen it. Obviously a wavy line won't do the job, a player would play the notes too quickly in succession. The other way would be to write the lowest note as full value, and write as SATB, using rests before each of the other notes, which would then have their own appropriate values, losing a quaver each time in your example. But that's ...


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