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Re: lilypond-book turns longas below the staff into breves

From: Francisco Vila
Subject: Re: lilypond-book turns longas below the staff into breves
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 19:11:13 +0200

2009/8/6 Laura Conrad <address@hidden>:
> Actually, what I did was print the part in a different clef.  It's
> really inauthentic to have music of that era (it was a transcription
> from the Odhecaton) with ledger lines anyway.  The new clef is a
> better option.

What a coincidence! I am very busy these days trying to learn
something on history of music typesetting.

> But this is a scary bug -- the music was correct when I proofread the
> individual part, and when I listened to the MIDI file, and when I
> looked at the score to make sure all the parts were the same length
> (this was a middle part).  Only the part as printed by lilypond-book,
> which is what I play at actual rehearsals, was wrong.

It is not as scary if you think that the value is right, only appears
to be wrong because of the cut stem. Well, maybe it IS scary after
all, but the culprit is a part of LilyPond that does not handle the
values of the notes.

Francisco Vila. Badajoz (Spain)

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