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#1121476 - 01/25/09 08:00 PM Same note slurs
BarbVA Offline
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When there is a slur, but it is the same note, either a half note and a quarter note, or maybe 2 quarter notes together, do you play each note or just hold it down for the extra beat?

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#1121477 - 01/25/09 08:12 PM Re: Same note slurs
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BarbVA, that is called a "tie" even though the same symbol is used. Yes, you hold the note down as though it were one single note for the combined value of the two notes.

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#1121478 - 01/25/09 08:57 PM Re: Same note slurs
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Thank you, and YAY, I've been practicing it correct but then started wondering if I was doing it right (even though it sounded best the way I was doing it).

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