Cluster notation?

• Jan 28, 2022 - 18:57

Any fancy way to notate to hit as many black keys as possible in a given range? I remember somewhere seeing a black bar stretching along or something like that. I want to hit black keys cluster 16th note to white notes cluster whole note using forearms on the keyboard. If I write out all the notes it is REAL messy and doesn't indicate what I want.




An opinion:

  1. Given a selected element of a score for positioning, you could then go to:
    View → Master palette → [type in search] cluster → select your choice, maybe: whynot.png

Could maybe stack a few vertically if wanted a larger range. Maybe throw on a # or flat symbol also afterwards to reiterate the ol' black five. Results could be something like:


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