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Stopped note heads.

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Stopped note heads.
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 21:23:03 +0100

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


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