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Re: hymns: chords vs. voices

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: hymns: chords vs. voices
Date: Sat, 2 Jan 2010 09:25:48 -0700

On 1/1/10 6:30 PM, "mike99" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Enter my question: What is your opinion to the two methods, given the
> direction of the project and in terms of readability and complications that
> it would cause in the score? It would not be a simple thing to switch
> between the two methods once several songs are written, and the songbook
> should be as consistent as possible. That's why I'm looking for feedback on
> the technical side before I discuss with others involved in the project.

Hymns are one of my major uses for LilyPond.  I prefer the chord method, as
it's standard in the US.  I do it using partcombine, with a hack that lyrics
are set to a hidden voice that's up an octave.

I've attached a copy of a hymn that I've written, to show how this works.




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