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Re: Adds a glyph for tied lyrics. (issue4808074)

From: Francisco Vila
Subject: Re: Adds a glyph for tied lyrics. (issue4808074)
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 13:16:54 +0200

2011/8/11 Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden>:
>>> An example is the second aria of Susanna in Mozart's `Le Nozze di
>>> Figaro', bar 16:
>>>   f2     f8  e8       g8        c8
>>>  fin -- chè l'a -- "ria è an" -- cor
>>> Almost all singers I've met during my work as a coach have problems
>>> if they sing it the first time :-)
>> That makes four vowels! i+a+e+a
> Yes :-) Since this is completely unexpected (and I don't know any
> other work of Mozart with a similar situation), people are stumbling
> there.
>> Here are
>> two different instances of 'ioa' but they come from two words, not
>> three.  First "-- gio~a" , then "Dio~a".
> No lyric ties either...

So your view is that lyric ties are not used in the real world?  I
still feel them as a pedagogy resource for young musicians or
something.  Or maybe old scores did not use them and they are now more
often used. I don't know.
Francisco Vila. Badajoz (Spain) ,

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