Okay folks. Let’s talk some shop. We all know beaming over the barline looks way cool. And there are some way cool composers who do it. But the word’s been out for a while that beaming over the barline does nothing but drive performers nuts. And a friend of mine who’s worked at Schirmer says beaming over the barline drives music publishers nuts as well: do what you need to do with phrase marks, or just change meter. But there are beaming believers out there. Let’s hear from both sides. Some of us are facing these issues at the moment . . .