Beat Effects

There are various effects that can be applied to a beat. All beat effects are specified in braces after the beat. Beat{Effects}

Simple Effects

Please find the list of support effects in the example below.

// fade in 3.3{f} // vibrato 3.3{v} // slap 3.3{s} // pop 3.3{p} | // dotted 3.3{d} // double dotted 3.3{dd} // pick stroke (su => up, sd => down) 3.3{su} 3.3{sd} | // grace (on beat) 3.3{gr ob} 3.3 // grace (before beat) 3.3{gr} 3.3 | // Tuplets (supported variants: 3,5,6,7,9,10,11,12) 3.3{tu 3} 3.3{tu 3} 3.3{tu 3} 3.3{tu 5} 3.3{tu 5} 3.3{tu 5} 3.3{tu 5} 3.3{tu 5} | // tremolo picking (`tp duration` where duration can be 8,16 or 32) 3.3{tp 8} 3.3{tp 16} 3.3{tp 32}

Tremolo / Whammy Bar

The tremolo/whammy bar effect is a bit more complex than the others. You can specify a number of values which are evenly distributed over the time when the note is played. The values indicate the number of quarter notes increased or decreased on playing. tb (value1 value2 ...)

3.3.1{tb (0 4 0 8)} | 3.3.1{tb (0 -4 0 -8)} |