staccato/slur

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PiccoloShorty
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staccato/slur

Post by PiccoloShorty » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:40 pm

Ok so I have played a few pieces that have a few notes slurred together but they also have staccatos about them. How do I play that?

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Post by Fleming » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:28 am

First you need to decide what the intention was. I've seen that notation used for portato, mezzo staccato, and spiccato. I'm sure it's also used for phrase markings and other things as well.

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