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Re: fighting with lyrics

From: Benjamin Peterson
Subject: Re: fighting with lyrics
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 01:38:16 +0000 (UTC)
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mike <at> <mike <at>> writes:
> Hey Ben,

Hi Mike,
Thanks for the comments.

> 1)In vocal scores, the hyphens between lyrics
> disappear when the spacing
> is tight.

Wow, really? In my G. Schirmer Barber Collected Songs, all the words
are hyphenated.

>2)The lagging you are taking about is also standard practice
> - I don't know
> of any publishers off the top of my head
> that left-justify their lyrics.

I think you're absolutely right about this. I'm not a singer,
so I just want the
score to be legible to them.

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