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Re: Can LilyPond do incipits?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Can LilyPond do incipits?
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2010 08:45:21 +0100
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Aaron Dalton <address@hidden> writes:

> On 11/21/2010 8:11 PM, Patrick Karl wrote:
>> I'm trying to duplicate in LilyPond a very ugly photocopied piece of
>> music, which was handed out in an Early Music workshop, which includes
>> "incipits".  Does LilyPond do incipits?  The only thing I find in the
>> v2.12 NR is:
> Yes, it can do beautiful incipits. I place the following code at the top
> of the file (retrieved from the snippets repository):
> incipit =
> #(define-music-function (parser location incipit-music) (ly:music?)
>   #{
>     \once \override Staff.InstrumentName #'self-alignment-X = #RIGHT
>     \once \override Staff.InstrumentName #'self-alignment-Y = #UP


"Can your child write?"  "Yes, it can write beautifully, provided that I
lead its hand."

Looks like a nice candidate for something a bit more integrated.  Since
apparently working code has already been demonstrated, frog calibre?

David Kastrup

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