Harp glissando strange for me

• Sep 28, 2016 - 22:33

I found doing an exercise transcription with glissando like the image.
The measure is 6/8; I understand that the figures are on the treble clef and united by a glissando, in this case two.
Moreover, in the next measure figures are hidden, I assume you mean a repeat, but I have doubts because it had used the sign of repetition as in other parts of this score.

Someone knows how to do this, it is possible?

Thank you.

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I have been researching a lot of post on the topic glissandos and I have not found any reference to what I need.
I have seen that there are several types of glissandos, diatonic, etc.
How the type is distinguished if there is no indication in the score?

I found this link
explain how the plugin is installed.
I have installed as well as others and it does not work, I have also installed the source in windows without problems.

Select the note, active the plugin, the window opens and is empty.
What can be?

In reply to by Marc Sabatella

Hello Marc.
My questions are as follows.
The measure is 6/8 and two figures appear "quarter note"?.

two glissandos appear, presumably upward but does not indicate what type, diatonic, chromatic, etc.

In the next measure figures are hidden, how should I interpret it? if the author would be repeating the sign of repetition as in other parts of the score.

It is a score of a book and official, not amateurs.

Someone who knows the symbolism of the harp might know the interpretation, it is the first time I see it.

A greeting.

In reply to by kakasle

Strange, it should be dotted quarter notes (you can notate as sich and hide the dots) and just one glissando line in the 1st 2 measures. And in 3rd and 4th the notes are hidden, you can have this im MuseScore, but I have no iead about the meaning.
The double glissando might mean glissando with both hands possibly? I think that is a pretty common harp technique. The lack of notes might indicate a repeat prev measure(s)?

In reply to by kakasle

Harp glissandi are neither chromatic nor diatonic necessarily - they depend entirely on the settings of the pedals. MuseScore won't understand this for playback, so don't worry about how to set it in the Inspector. In this particular case, it seems diatonic is probably the intent. I don't know why the durations are given the way they are, or what the empty measure means - looks like carelessness on the part of the editor, frankly. Maybe the empty measures suggest just using the full range of the instrument and not worrying about the start and end notes. But you can certainly create the look - just enter the notes you need and hide the ones you don't, and hide the rests too.

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