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Re: Twelve-tone notation

From: Neil Puttock
Subject: Re: Twelve-tone notation
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2010 17:08:20 +0100

On 26 September 2010 16:19, Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> wrote:
>> does anyone know whether or not lilypond supports the twelve-tone
>> notation system of J.M. Hauer? To point out what I mean, here's a
>> link where the differences between several 12-tone notation systems
>> are shown and the system of J.M. HAuer is being explained:
> It's not supported.  Please send a feature request to the
> address@hidden mailing list.

Looking at the picture, it seems to me the only part which LilyPond
doesn't support is the special leger lines below the stave: though the
middle C superficially looks like a G, it's positioned as if it were
an E, but with the first leger missing (so the leger lines continue
the line-positioning pattern outside the stave).

The custom stave can be created by overriding StaffSymbol
#'line-positions, then it's just a matter of mapping the notes to the
correct positions with a custom layout function (via


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