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Re: Stopped note heads.

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: Stopped note heads.
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 15:51:55 -0800

On 20-Feb-05, at 12:35 PM, Giancarlo Niccolai wrote:

Alle 21:23, domenica 20 febbraio 2005, Han-Wen Nienhuys ha scritto:
address@hidden writes:
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

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.

Adding it to the manual is certainly possible, but I'm not entirely clear about exactly what instrument this is for. Could you select the place in
the manual this info should go, and write a few sentences to explain it?

- Graham, Documentation Editor

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