swing feel for playback on musescore.com?

• Oct 23, 2013 - 10:45

Dear MuseScorer,
is there a chance to anyhow put some swing-feel to the online playback function for sheet music on musescore.com?

Greetings and regards


I GOT SWING Listen to this http://musescore.com/user/3541/scores/63868#comment-180169 The trick is you can delay the note ontime settings (the latency of the note) in the particular note. F.i. go to properties of the last note in a double eight cluster and set the ontime to f.i. 80. Then you give the note a little latency, and you can experiment with the value until it fits your needs. Copy and paste as many times as necessary. Does it take time? Yes, a little bit.

In reply to by DIM

For a quite tricky workaround to create some quavers with swing feel to it. I will quote a post by DIM, (the original post can be found here:

Probably, you have to right click on each swung note individually
and change the ontime and offtime values ss suggestted by the user DIM in this post (see below)


Subject: Ontime and offtime for 8'th note triplet feel

Posted by DIM on February 10, 2014 -8:05am
To make 8'th notes swing (in playback mode online) you can do the following. A quarter note is 100%. Two straight eight-notes is 50% each. But a swing-feel requires the first note to be around 2/3 and the latter 1/3. You can do it like this: Set the first 8'th note like this:

ontime offset type: offset
ontime offset: 0%
offtime offset type: offset
offtime: 66%

And the second 8'th like this:

ontime offset type: offset
ontime offset: 34%
offtime offset type: offset
offtime: -66%

It is very important to change the second 8'th note end-length to minus 66%, as the last triplet-feel 8'th note will "clip" the sound of the next-coming note in playback mode. It is a little tricky, but it works. .

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