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Re: formal requests

From: wintryblue
Subject: Re: formal requests
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 00:52:30 -0500

> You can do that now as markup, but if there were still a chord mode for
> chords and you could define them in your own file that would be
> pretty neat.  Like:
> Bbvi = {\markup {"B\flat etc...} \mid instrument < bf,, >
>  \mid instrument < g, d f bf > \diag }
> So you could use \Bbvi just for printing the chord name or playing a
> midi
> chord or both at once, and include a diagram too if you wanted.
> It's too bad that you can't just type something like G13(b5b9)/f but
> the numbers are a problem.  daveA


The reason why I keep bringing up the Finale JazzCord font set is
because for better or worse, it appears to be pretty much the standard
today in transcribing jazz scores/lead sheets. If Lilypond could
achieve the same thing with ease (i.e., not having to tinker with
hacks or messing with defaults), it would be much easier for people to

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