Melismatic phrases....

If I have one word spread over 2 or 3 notes, guessing what lyric to put in the notes after the first is daunting. Any quick way to do: example: the word “I”. If I want it to ne a long “aaaaayyyyyeeeeee” whats the best way to handle that? In this little demo i’m doing on “Amazing Grace,” things like
a-mayyyyyyy-zeeeeeeeeeing grace…" Thanks for any advice… (without this forum and Claire, i’d be dead in the water with this. So, thanks so much.

You can use plus (+) for the next syllable and minus (-) to smoothly continue the previous vowel.

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