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The other type of grace note...

+19 votes
asked Sep 12, 2016 in Notion Feature Requests by marcoalmaia (810 points)
The grace note type present in Notion is one of the possibilities... used for antecipation / embelishment of the main note.

There is another (without the diagonal trace) that plays 1/2 note tempo and gives another half to the main note.

i.e: 1/4 grace note before a 1/4 normal note produces (played) two 1/4 notes. We can see it in many composers like Mozart, Haydn, Bach, etc.

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+5 votes
answered Sep 20, 2016 by mattcaprio (148,370 points)
selected Dec 11, 2016 by ghasenbeck
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+1 vote
answered Apr 10, 2018 by igor.fruehauf (1,380 points)
+2 votes
answered Jun 28, 2019 by pawemaecki1 (290 points)
It isn't an interpretation-only problem, sometimes Notion actually fails to import MusicXML correctly when both types of grace notes are used (same for sforzando-type marks, they are not imported even though both MusicXML and Notion support them) so please take care of that. It's kinda shameful not to be able to properly import Eine Kleine with software aimed at professionals...