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### is there a way to notate in a time signature a recurring triplet?

Yes, you could do that. But what advantage does that give you apart from being harder to count? Compare these two versions and consider which one requires more thought to make sense of:
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### is there a way to notate in a time signature a recurring triplet?

“Ticket To Ride” has no tuplet on the second half of the bars of the verse section. Beats 3&4 are eighth-quarter-eighth albeit played loosely. If you listen to both the guitar and the drums ...
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### is there a way to notate in a time signature a recurring triplet?

I would split the question and its answer in four parts. This is not a compound, nor a mixed meter A compound meter divides each one of its beats in three equal parts. A mixed meter mixes simple (two ...
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### is there a way to notate in a time signature a recurring triplet?

I have always percieved this particular song to be in 4/4, and to me this is indicated clearly by the tambourine that plays loudly on the 2nd and 4th beat of every bar. It would not make sense to me ...
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### is there a way to notate in a time signature a recurring triplet?

'Ticket' never really comes out of 4/4. In the bit we're talking about Ringo plays one of his characteristic 'loose' rhythms. 'Swing meets rock' perhaps. One of the many times where you just have to ...
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### is there a way to notate in a time signature a recurring triplet?

I would argue that an alternating time signature notation is not a good representation of this song, since the kick and tambourine establish a straight 4/4 groove. That said, if you had a similar ...
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