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Re: Black mensural notation
From: |
Karl Hammar |
Subject: |
Re: Black mensural notation |
Date: |
Tue, 4 Jan 2011 12:37:45 +0100 (CET) |
Lukas:
> Hi, I'm quite new to Lilypond programming, but I thought I'd jump in at what
> seemed to me to be pretty much the deep end, and try if I could get black
> mensural notation implemented. Here's what I've come up with so far:
> http://lukas-pietsch.de/Music/blackmensural.ly (source file)
> http://lukas-pietsch.de/Music/blackmensural.pdf (doc)
>
> It's all just scheme functions and embedded postscript, and works for me under
> the current stable 2.12.3.
>
> The biggest stumbling block turned out to be black ligatures, which I found no
> other way of doing than rewriting from scratch in a rather hackish way,
> sidestepping the normal ligature engraver completely; and horizontal spacing,
> for which I had to figure out some rather ugly workarounds (probably far from
> optimal).
>
> If anybody finds it useful, please feel free to use or modify.
On line 22 in the ly-file:
%% Accidentals are valid only once (same as
Shouldn't the accidental be valid for the next note and any same
repeted note, this has bothered me with the current white mesural
support. E.g. if you say "bes bes bes", it should be only one b-flat
sign?
And the b-flat sign could be displaced horisontally to the left as
in gregorian chant?
The rests looks a little thick in section 1.4 in the pdf.
////
Wery nice, I'm very happy to see this!!!
Regards,
/Karl Hammar
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