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Re: Stopped note heads.

From: Giancarlo Niccolai
Subject: Re: Stopped note heads.
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 21:35:33 +0100
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Alle 21:23, domenica 20 febbraio 2005, Han-Wen Nienhuys ha scritto:
> address@hidden writes:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Lilypond has an easy way to put the "stopped" articulation above the
> > note; however, this is actually used in orchestral music. Guitar music
> > (both electric and classical music, i.e. from late'800 up to date) marks
> > the "stopped" note with an X note head (identical to the rythm staff X
> > note head,
> Aha. The "stopped" articulation actually refers to something
> completely different. It's a French Horn technique, where the hand is
> used to close the bell completely, rendering a penetrant brassy
> sound.

Ok, I found it:

\override Staff.NoteHead  #'style = #'cross

and then,

\override Staff.NoteHead  #'style = #'default

to turn it off...

Putting this in a command as \harmonic or at least putting it in the manual 
would be quite useful.


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