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Re: Band parts - a newbie's view

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: Band parts - a newbie's view
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 11:19:59 +0200 (CEST)

> > The other is, if I ask for a time signature of 3/4, that's what I
> > get.  Or 9/8. Or 6/8. Or 5/4 or almost anything. But if I ask for
> > 2/2 or 4/4, then that's what I DON'T get. Bad bad bad! If I want
> > common or cut-common, then I should be able to ask for that
> > directly. And in my experience 4/4 and common are not the same
> > thing - I often play pieces that have both ...
> Interesting; what is the difference between C and 4/4? 

Basically, there isn't IMHO, but in modern scores if you have numbers
everywhere for time signatures, having C instead of 4/4 as the default
looks funny.  My solution (within the 2.2 series) to globally use 4/4
is this:

  \paper {
    \context {
      \override TimeSignature #'style = #'()


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