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Re: including breaks lyrics alignment in melismas

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: including breaks lyrics alignment in melismas
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 01:30:22 +0100

2010/12/28 Trevor Daniels <address@hidden>
> Janek Warchoł wrote Tuesday, December 28, 2010 3:28 PM
>> I wouldn't describe this behaviour as "packing notes as tightly as
>> possible" - the first note gets enormous amount of space. Don't you
>> think that packed-spacing is bugged itself?
> No.  The space after the first note is to accommodate the lyrics word
> attached to that note.  Just as in modern music the note spacing
> adjusts as necessary to accommodate the lyrics.

When there is a melisma like this in modern music the lyric word does
not go necessarily only under first note, see attached
But nevertheless i suppose we should leave it alone as for now.

yours Pondly,

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