[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Issue 1067 in lilypond: Postfix syntax for repeats

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Issue 1067 in lilypond: Postfix syntax for repeats
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 12:47:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Kieren MacMillan <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi David,
>> A musician will encounter multiplicators most likely in the context of
>> { R1*20 }
> Agreed.
>> and that _is_ already strictly incompatible with the idea of a duration
>> modification since it _repeats_ the rest mark for every measure.
> I'm not sure that's how it works... I personally think of it as a
> duration modification -- NOT a repeat -- where Lilypond is smart
> enough (see also "Note_heads_completion_engraver") to *display* this
> modified duration as multiple MultiMeasureRest objects. And I believe
> this intuition is supported by the way that Lilypond collects
> MultiMeasureRests (with \skipBars).

For a real surprise, try

\score { << R1*20 d' >> }

as opposed to r1*20.  It's not exactly related, but strange.

David Kastrup

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]