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Maximum number of notes connected with beams.
The maximum number of notes that can be connected with a beam is 6, unless all notes in the beam are part of the same beat.
Mixing flags and beams.
Flags and beams are usually not mixed, except in vocal music.
Irregular division of one beat.
Irregular division is indicateb by using a number to indicate the division (2,3,4,5, etc.) The note values of the irregular group are notated the same as the regular group,providining the number ofnotes in the irregular group is less than twice that of the regular. For example, a triplet retains the same note values as a trgular duplet. When the number of notes in the irregular group exceeds twice the number of the regular, then the next smaller note value is used. For example, a quintuplet would employ the next smaller note value.
Showing the pulse in compound meter.
In compound meter, it is important to show the basic pulse structure of the measure and the division (of three) as clearly as possible.
The whole rest.
The whole rest can be used to indicate a full measure of rest in any meter.
Half rests in 3/4 meter.
Use two quarter rests in 3/4 meter instead of the half rest.
Notes of a chord.
When notes of a chord are on an adjacent line and space, the higher of the two is always to the right, regardless of the direction of the stem.
Dotted notes.
When a dotted note is on a line, the dot is usually placed lightly above the line. When two separate voices exist on a single staff, the dots are below the line on the notes with stems down.
Placement of dynamic markings.
Dynamic markings should be added above beteen, or below taves according to the nature of the music or score.
Instrumental: beneath the staff to which they refer. When there is inadequate space these markings may be placed above the staff.
Vocal: usually placed above the staff to which they refer to avoid confusion with text.
Peano Scores: The markings are placed between the staves if the markings apply to both staves, otherwise they go directly above or below the staff to which they refer.