how to create a suspended cymbal roll

• Aug 21, 2019 - 20:00


First time posting here.

I'm looking for guidance to create a suspended cymbal roll in the score. Also, I am reading the community looking for existing discussions.

Thanks in advance,



One thing that typically happens with a cymbal roll is a crescendo. If you put a tremolo on the note (this is normal notation) and a piano pedal mark under it and make it invisible, you will get the crescendo and a smoother roll than only a tremolo.

This SoundFont has been a lifesaver. I had always needed a suspended cymbal/cymbal roll sound, and it took me forever to find this one. It's not very customizable (as in it can only be a certain length), but it at least gets a good cymbal roll sound.

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