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Re: bad incipit for `Rhythms' section

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: bad incipit for `Rhythms' section
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:39:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> writes:

>>> The grace notes in the incipit for the `Rhythms' section are really
>>> badly positioned – I would consider this a bug actually...
>> Maybe we need a different afterGraceFraction value here?
> I think it's not only a problem of a different `afterGraceFraction'...

The main problem appears to be that there really does not appear to be a
point to align gracenotes unless they are sharing stems.

>> I mean, why isn't this an optional argument anyway?  How is this
>> aligned in the original?
> Attached is a scan from IMSLP (Schenker edition from UE).

Basically, not aligned at all with other staves.

> If I activate the commented-out line in `'
>   \override SpacingSpanner.strict-grace-spacing = ##t
> and insert some \breaks to mimick the appearance in notation.pdf, I
> get the attached result – which is ugly.  A bug?  IMHO, accidentals
> and grace notes must not collide.

"strict spacing" often implies collisions.

David Kastrup

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