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## Re: vars and multiple scores

 From: David Bowen Subject: Re: vars and multiple scores Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:49:25 -0600

Klaus,

Attached are a simplified LaTeX file and the two Lilypond files it references. Barbershop harmony is for unaccompanied voices, so there's no piano part or chord symbols, but from what you've written, I gather that seeing how the lilypond gets included in the LaTeX is what interests you.

David Bowen

On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 1:52 PM Klaus Ethgen <address@hidden> wrote:
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Hi David,

Am Mo den 14. Jan 2019 um 20:15 schrieb David Bowen:
>    Have you considered the possibility of making each song its own file and
> then using lylualatex to build the songbook.

Something like that was in my mind at first. (Using pdflatex instead of
lylualatex) But at the moment I would be more than happy to have a
simple but pretty printed songbook. So I decided to start with a
lilypond file and I might split it up in future.

> I'm using that workflow to
> create a collection of barbershop tags, where the tags run about two or
> three lines. I have a lilypond template for tags that defines standard
> names for note and lyric variables and having one tag per file eliminates
> conflicts between tags. Using lylualatex makes it easy to generate indexes
> and also to rearrange tags if I need to move things around to improve the
> spacing on a page.

If you have some simple example, that would be nice.

How would it look like? Would it be a full lilypond file with version
and core->cords, frets, grandtsaff->voices and lyrics or would the
lyrics come from inside LaTeX?

I think, I should use "\lilypondfile{sond1.ly}" in latex for such files
and then use just pdflatex to compile it?

Regards
Klaus
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