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Re: slurs clashing with portato marks (which are inverted!)

From: Erik Sandberg
Subject: Re: slurs clashing with portato marks (which are inverted!)
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2005 15:12:11 +0100
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On Saturday 01 January 2005 05.41, Wiz Aus wrote:
> What lilypond calls "portato" marks (a staccato dot and tenuto line
> combined) appear to be inverted - all scores I have have the staccato dot
> closest to the notehead, and the tenuto line furthest.

Added as portato-direction.

Portato doesn't exist in the music I use to play, so I don't know myself which 
direction that is correct. Do you have concrete examples of well-engraved 
scores that do it the other way around? Or can anyone else confirm how it 
should look?

(Most sources I can find prefer tenuto lines, or slurred notes with staccato 

> Furhermore, slurs do not properly avoid them.

Added as c-slur-portato.


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