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Re: multiple verses with different syllable rhythms

From: Ronald Hoellwarth
Subject: Re: multiple verses with different syllable rhythms
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 19:43:58 +0100
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On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 10:37:13AM -0700, Paul Scott wrote:

Hello Paul,
> Hi,
> How does one cause the lyrics to skip a particular note value for one 
> set of lyrics only?  The lyrics are written above each other as they 
> would be in standard sheet music for a popular song or a hymnal 
> For example if the melody has two quarter notes which correspond to one 
> syllable in one verse but to two syllables in the next verse the first 
> verse will move the next syllable to the second quarter note and offset 
> incorrectly the whole first verse 
> AFAICT double underscore doesn't do what I need 

Try " " (i.e. a quoted blank) at the position where the syllable in the
other verse is.

> TIA,
> Paul Scott

greetings from crailsheim, germany
ronald höllwarth

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