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Scoring a Hihat

Discussion in 'Logic Pro X' started by HKC, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. HKC

    HKC Senior member

    I have a problem with making a hihat look right in score. The scenario could be that the hihat changes between the standard closed F#1 and the pedal G#1. F#1 plays on 1-2-3-4 and G#1 on the eights in between.
    When I choose the #drums setting in staff styles I can only see the the F#1. How do I make the G#1 ones visible. The are clearly there, I can see then in all other staff styles and hear them as well.
    I can't find any clear description of this in the manual and I rarely use score.

    All the Best
  3. HKC

    HKC Senior member

    I have worked it out. I could have sworn that I had already tried the "Mapped instrument" thing in environment but apparently not :)
  4. Eli

    Eli Senior member

    In drum notation, open and closed hihats are usually notated at the same position on the staff. And are differentiated by using little X's and O's above the note heads to distinguish the articulations.

    Eli Krantzberg
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  5. HKC

    HKC Senior member

    But this is a closed HH the is only played by foot. A friend of mine told me that it has it's own note. I don't know anything about these things so he could be wrong for all I know but he is a classically educated percussionist.
  6. Eli

    Eli Senior member

    Yes, you're right. A hi hat played with the foot is notated differently than hi hat notes played with a stick.

    The open and closed stick hits are notated on the same note, differentiated with x and o marks on top. But a closed hi hat played with the foot is notated at a different location on the staff. Usually near the bottom near the kik drum hits. Whereas stick hi hats are at the top of the staff.

    Eli Krantzberg
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