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Re: regtest

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: regtest
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 15:29:02 +0100
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Jan Warchoł <address@hidden> writes:

> 2010/12/14 Phil Holmes <address@hidden>:
>> It produces the attached image, which looks rather odd, since it has an
>> accidental of natural-#.  I'm guessing that this is because the key sig is
>> flats, and therefore the flat goes to natural before it goes to sharp, but
>> it looked odd to my eye and that of another bug-squadder.  Is it correct
>> behaviour?
> I remember reading on some webpage related to music engraving that
> such behaviour was once a standard, but currently the extra natural is
> more and more frequently omitted.
> Personally speaking the modern practice suits me better.

It is ok for a diatonically keyed instrument (like a piano and most
woodwind instruments) for which a score is sort of tabulature-like, but
for singers and string players, the additional context information is
usually helpful for hitting the right pitch.

David Kastrup

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