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Re: Using the "" script AND getting nice-looking engraved o

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Using the "" script AND getting nice-looking engraved output - how to
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 13:33:26 +0200
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Peter Chubb <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Cloyd <address@hidden> writes:
> Thanks Tom
> Tom> While the slight separation of notes in the midi output often
> Tom> seems to improve the sound of music for instruments which don't
> Tom> normally sound legato, such as classic guitar, it can also make
> Tom> other instruments, such as organ, sound unrealistic. One approach
> Tom> to reducing or eliminating this problem is to experimentally
> Tom> alter a single line in the script - here is an
> Tom> example of such an alteration:
> Tom> #(define ac:normalFactor '(15 . 16))
> Can anyone suggest a way that this can be changed outside the script?
> I tried
>   legato=#(set! ac:normalFactor '(1 . 1))
> in a normal lily file, but it didn't seem to work.

You'd rather need something like
legato=#(define-music-function ...

Otherwise, set! is just executed at the time of defining legato, and
legato is set to the _result_ of setting the factor.

David Kastrup

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