Ghost notes

Also known as dead, muted, silenced or false notes; ghost notes can be created using the \parenthesize command, see Parentheses.

\new DrumStaff <<
  \new DrumVoice  = "1" { s1 }
  \new DrumVoice  = "2" { s1 }
  \drummode {
    <<
      {
        hh8[ 8] <hh sn> hh16
        \parenthesize sn hh
        \parenthesize sn hh8 <hh sn> hh
      } \\
      {
        bd4 r4 bd8 8 r8 bd
      }
    >>
  }
>>

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See also

Notation Reference: Parentheses.

Snippets: Percussion.


LilyPond Notation Reference v2.25.14 (development-branch).