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Re: \lyricsto ruins sequential lyrics

From: Dan Eble
Subject: Re: \lyricsto ruins sequential lyrics
Date: Sun, 3 Sep 2017 20:59:10 -0400

On Sep 3, 2017, at 08:42, Thomas Morley <address@hidden> wrote:
> still not sure I really understood what you are after...
> Though, how about below?
> Admittedly, it's only the sketch of an idea, but seems to work
> music =
> \new Voice = "m" \repeat volta 2 \relative c'' { c4 c8 c c4 c }
> lyrI = \lyricmode { Aa Bb Bb Aa Aa }
> lyrII = \lyricmode { Cc Dd Dd Cc Cc }
> lyr-ls = #(list lyrI lyrII)
> <<
>  \music
>  $@(map (lambda (e) #{ \new Lyrics \lyricsto "m" $e #}) lyr-ls)
> \unfoldRepeats
> <<
>  \music
>  \new Lyrics \lyricsto "m" { address@hidden }

Thanks, Harm.  I was hoping to find something with the same level of 
convenience as \unfoldRepeats for lyrics: take music which is structured for 
engraving and convert it to music which will be performed correctly.  Instead, 
I will likely resort to implementing both parallel and sequential lyrics in my 
template and using #’play and #’print tags to select which structure I want in 
a given score.  That’s not as nice as \unfoldRepeats, but it will probably get 
the job done.

Regardless, solving that problem is not the real topic of this thread.  The 
topic is that sequential Lyrics contexts do something unsurprising when they 
contain lyrics with durations, and something different when they contain 


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