[CM] cmn factorize

René Bastian rbastian@free.fr
Fri, 7 Apr 2006 22:58:24 +0200

Le Vendredi  7 Avril 2006 15:23, Dave Phillips a écrit :
> Bill Schottstaedt wrote:
> >But your point about the 31ths comes up even when the experts are
> >trying to make this all logical and easy -- Read's book, if I remember
> >right, gets tangled up in 11ths.  I've seen many different choices
> >in actual music.  As I wrote cmn, it really dawned on me how illogical
> >music notation is; its real task is to communicate between composer
> >and player (or reader anyway), and there you constantly hit questions
> >of expectations and clarity, etc -- I should write a book.
> Hi everyone:
>   Just FYI, Read says on p.188 of his book :
>   "If the time unit is a quarter note (as in 5/4, 4/4, or 3/4), then an
> irregular group of 11 notes occupying three beats (equivalent to six
> eighth-notes) would be beamed as eighth notes. In the same measure [i.e.
> meter], an irregular group of 13 notes would be beamed as sixteenth notes."
> Best,
> dp

PS : I discovered CMN in a book published by "no starch press".

Many thanks 

René Bastian
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