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Re: Longa notes
Re: Longa notes
Wed, 4 Oct 2006 14:40:34 +0200 (CEST)
On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Mats Bengtsson wrote:
If I remember correctly, it's not included when you have the default note
style, simply since there is not real established standard for the layout of
note in modern typesetting. However, if you use
\override NoteHead #'style = #'mensural
you can see what \longa note looked like in the old times when it was
Not really. Citing scm/output-lib.scm:
;; The default font in mf/feta-bolletjes.mf defines a brevis, but
;; neither a longa nor a maxima. Hence let us, for the moment,
;; take these from the neo-mensural font. TODO: mf/feta-bolletjes
;; should define at least a longa for the default font. The longa
;; should look exactly like the brevis of the default font, but
;; with a stem exactly like that of the quarter note. -- jr
(if (< log -1)
(string-append (number->string log) "neomensural")
That is, lily should take a longa from neo-mensural font. The real
problem is the 'u' in 'noteheads.u-2': The parmesan font defines a
symmetric 'noteheads.s-2neomensural', but neither up/down specific heads.
I wonder why an upwards head is at all requested for the default note head
font. Maybe something has changed in the noteheads engraver which causes
Ralph Little wrote:
Running 2.9.17-1 on Windows, I get the following error for c\longa:
warning: note head 'noteheads.u-2' not found.
I don't really know anything about longas, but I was just experimenting
different aspects of lily and this popped up...
c\breve works fine though.
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