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An elision is when two or more syllables are sung under the same note, such as in a folk song, chant or foreign language. Because Finale will advance to the next note if you enter a space, you’ll need to add an invisible syllable or hard space between the two real syllables. You can also use this method to place verse numbers with the first syllable. If you prefer a slur instead of a space between the syllables, see To create an elision slur between lyrics.


Creating invisible syllables when typing lyrics

Creating an elision slur between lyrics


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