No Idea How to Add Multiple Triplets

• Oct 14, 2021 - 18:41

I am trying to notate a portion of Lift Every Voice and Sing for a project. In the eighth measure, there are two half-note triplets, which makes no sense to me given the 12/8 time signature.

However I may feel about it, I need to recreate the notation seen in the image, but I can't figure out how to do so. I attempted using different voices, but I didn't get a similar result.

If anyone knows how I can achieve this notation, if at all, within Musescore I would appreciate the help.

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They are not half-note triplets, they are eighth-note triplets.

Add three eighth-notes (representing one beat in 12/8) then make the second and third of these a triplet by pressing ctrl-3

Yes, it doesn't really make sense. But, if you insist... You can enter whole note chords and make the noteheads into half-notes via Inspector, then create a triplet in a second voice just to get the 3 and the bracket and then make the 2nd-voice triplet invisible.

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