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Re: support for ritardando, rallentando, accelerando etc.


From: Peter Chubb
Subject: Re: support for ritardando, rallentando, accelerando etc.
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 17:43:50 +1000
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>>>>> "Jonathan" == Jonathan Glines <address@hidden> writes:


Jonathan> I'd like to further this argument by pointing out that
Jonathan> ritardando has an effect on how the music is played. I'm
Jonathan> using Lilypond so that I can output a midi file for use in
Jonathan> other applications, but without a ritardando command the
Jonathan> tempo is too fast at the end of my midi file. In order to
Jonathan> fix that, I'm either going to have to add an ungodly amount
Jonathan> of tempo changes in my Lilypond file, or edit the midi file
Jonathan> in Rosegarden every time I export it. These are not ideal
Jonathan> solutions.

You could try my `articulate' script:
http://nicta.com.au/people/chubbp/articulate 

Currently it produces MIDI that obeys `rall', adding `rit' should be
almost trivial. 

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