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What comes first pedal marking or 8ve? (Read 1150 times)

Offline bonjay

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What comes first pedal marking or 8ve?
« on: May 12, 2018, 09:49:50 PM »
Hello Piano World!

Putting a composition into Sibelius, and got a little confused... under the lowest staff, I have 8ve, and pedal markings. Which is comes lowest? 8ve or pedal markings? Couldn't find any reference in revelent literature.

Thanks for your help!:)

Offline klavieronin

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Re: What comes first pedal marking or 8ve?
«Reply #1 on: May 12, 2018, 11:26:32 PM »
I'm not sure exactly but I would guess the pedal mark should be at the bottom.

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Re: What comes first pedal marking or 8ve?
«Reply #2 on: May 12, 2018, 11:37:34 PM »
what's more important? play the correct note or pedal? octave I would believe comes first since that indicates what one actually plays there, the pedal deals w quality of sound once correct note is played how how to play said note

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Re: What comes first pedal marking or 8ve?
«Reply #3 on: May 13, 2018, 01:10:33 AM »
8ve is always on top of the measure it applies to, and the pedal marking's always at the bottom.

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Re: What comes first pedal marking or 8ve?
«Reply #4 on: May 13, 2018, 04:55:46 PM »
Thanks all. I've realised on my post that I put 8ve I meant 8vb. Below bass clef. Does this change things?

many thanks