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Date Joined Apr 2012
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| Posted 12/28/2014 10:15 PM (GMT -6) |
|For instance a guitar, with three part voices, and multiple lyric verses.|
a) are the voices on the top, or the instruments?
b) do the lyrics go under the top voice line or the bottom? (of three voices)
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Date Joined Feb 2006
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| Posted 12/29/2014 1:16 AM (GMT -6) |
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It depends. Is it a true, written out guitar part, or just chords?
I would put the voices on top. I like to put the lyric line under each voice part. I find it less confusing, although, as a bass, I'm quite used to having them above. But if I was singing the top line, I wouldn't want my lyrics two or three staves away.
With multiple verses, I would write it out. I hate having to backtrack and keep an eye on which verse I'm in.
Accompaniment should go below the voices.
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