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Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation
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David Kastrup |
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Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation |
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 18:25:28 +0200 |
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Joseph Wakeling <address@hidden> writes:
> On 09/20/2010 03:22 PM, Graham Percival wrote:
>> Hmm. This is similar to the distinction between cis and des, correct?
>
> Yes, exactly, it's an enharmonic equivalence.
>
>> Am I also correct in assuming that d-3/4 is not sufficient? Also, is
>> there a frequency difference between c+1/4 and cis-1/4 ? Or is this
>> purely a difference in graphical notation?
>
> Indeed, d-3/4 is not sufficient [1]: in arrow quarter-tone notation you
> want to be able to indicate quarter-tone raising or lowering of any of
> the 12 standard tones.
One solution would be to allow pitch modifiers to be a list of fractions
rather than just a single fraction.
Sounds rather messy.
--
David Kastrup
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, (continued)
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Graham Percival, 2010/09/20
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Joseph Wakeling, 2010/09/20
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Graham Percival, 2010/09/20
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Joseph Wakeling, 2010/09/20
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Hans Aberg, 2010/09/20
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Joseph Wakeling, 2010/09/21
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Graham Percival, 2010/09/21
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Joseph Wakeling, 2010/09/21
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Joseph Wakeling, 2010/09/24
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation,
David Kastrup <=
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Graham Percival, 2010/09/20
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Han-Wen Nienhuys, 2010/09/21
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Joseph Wakeling, 2010/09/21
- Re: Lilypond's internal pitch representation and microtonal notation, Hans Aberg, 2010/09/21