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Hello - first time posting here.


I realize this may be trivial but I am having a tough time figuring this out.  How does one make a tie between two notes when one of the notes is part of a chord and one is not? I've searched the forum with no luck and also looked at filter-tie, which doesn't seem to do the trick..


here's an example (from an old score I made in Sibelius):



I did manage to successfully use "merge-voices" to realize the above, just can't get that low Gb to show up.


Thanks in advance for any help!





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I don't understand exactly what you want to achive?

The following code does what you want, it just have a little graphic glitch:

(setf voice1 '(s c3 e b2 s_s bb2 e. bb2 tie -q))
(setf voice2 '(-q  -q bb2gb2))

(merge-voices voice1 voice2)

When the Gb is transposed an octave lower you can see it clearly:

(setf voice1 '(s c3 e b2 s_s bb2 e. bb2 tie -q))
(setf voice2 '(-q  -q bb2gb1))

(merge-voices voice1 voice2)



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Thanks for the reply and the assistance. Basically that is what I want achieve, but I'm hoping to do it within the confines of a single voice - note the dotted half note F above the phrase in my original example, this whole thing is played by the left hand. Your reply did spur me to solve the issue in a fashion by having a 3rd voice and merging all 3.


However, this doesn't quite take care of the overall issue. It's a workaround I'll obviously just embrace for the moment, but I'd really love to not have to split passages into multiple voices and then merge them just for the sake of a couple ties. I have a lot of phrases where a single note is tied to one note an adjacent chord - is there really not a way to achieve that without breaking every such instance into multiple voices when the texture isn't really a contrapuntal situation?


At any rate, that did get me out of that snag, so thanks v much, o_e.





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