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Re: mulitple time signatures, long scale

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: mulitple time signatures, long scale
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2003 15:27:32 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> On Saturday 26 July 2003 05:56 am, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> > "David Hughes" <address@hidden> writes:
> > > Is LilyPond able to create multiple time signatures occuring at the
> > > same time on seperate staves?
> >
> > Yes, see:
> >
> >    
> > http://www.lilypond.org/development/input/test/out-www/collated-files
> >.html#poly-metric.ly
> To my surprise, I found the word "polymetric" defined in HDM.  Even
> if you had coined the word, however, I don't think that there is
> any example of a hyphen following the prefix "poly", e.g.: polymath,
> polygamy, polyrhythm, polytonal, etc.  I think you
> want the hyphen out so that users can search the document and find
> "polymetric".  DaveA

point taken.

> >
> > I'm afraid that Finale does not really compare to LilyPond.  Both
> > print notes, but for the rest they are totally different beasts.
> Yes, and there are three ways of approaching the idea of a shortcut
> for a long scale.
> 1.  You can program your music source, as in the
>     famous "hoom-pah".

That's actually been removed from the tutorial. We have a repeated
Seufzer now, though.


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