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Re: Lighter appearance

From: Carl D. Sorensen
Subject: Re: Lighter appearance
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 15:47:08 -0700

On 11/15/08 4:32 AM, "Johan Vromans" <address@hidden> wrote:

> "Carl D. Sorensen" <address@hidden> writes:
>> I set that exact line in LilyPond 2.11.64.  I needed to do some manual
>> beaming to get the same beaming as in the top line.
> Interesting. When I try:
>   \relative c' {
>     \time 6/8
>     r4 a8 d e f | e d4 ~ d4. |
>     r4 r16 g,16 e'8 g e16 d | c8. ( a16 g8 ~ g8. ) r16 r8 |
>   }
> the beaming comes out exactly as in the original sample.

Ahh, that's the difference.  I set it as 3/4, instead of 6/8.

>> The note spacing in Johan's sample is dramatically different (worse)
>> than in my LilyPond output.
> This is a cut-out from a larger score, it was not typeset separately.
> The notes have lyrics that account for the large gap between the
> sixteenth and eighth notes. The Sibelius score (second line), also a
> cut-out, did not have the lyrics.

Oh -- the lyrics gave the bad spacing.  Thanks for the explanation.


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