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Re: [small regression?] Demisemiquaver beamException when in 12/8

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: [small regression?] Demisemiquaver beamException when in 12/8
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 12:21:05 -0600

On 4/7/11 3:53 PM, "Bertrand Bordage" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi !
> Why is there an exception for demisemiquavers when time is 12/8 ?
> Shouldn't this be for hemidemisemiquavers ? Or no exception ?

Probably it's a mistake.  This is historical; I don't think there has ever
been an authoritative citation on this beaming rule.

Based on your score review, should it be no exception, or
hemidemisemiquavers (64th notes)?

> I have many scores with such cases :
> \version "2.13"
> { \time 12/8 \repeat unfold 6 a16 a8 a a16 a32 a \repeat unfold 6 a8 }
> I don't think any editor will represent it the way 2.13 does.
> Another question :
> In time-signature-settings.scm, lines 164 and 170, why are baseMoment
> defined ?

This is probably based on historical code.  Clearly the definition of
baseMoment is unnecessary in these two places.

I'll fix this at the same time I fix the 12/8 beaming.



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