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Re: [partcombine] honouring Voice context name

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [partcombine] honouring Voice context name
Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 12:03:04 +0200
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Dan Eble <address@hidden> writes:

>> On Jun 7, 2017, at 09:34, Kieren MacMillan
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> As a first step, I would offer that we should figure out how (if?)
>> the "one" context can be funnelled seamlessly into the "shared" and
>> "solo" contexts — as I see it, that's the main problem with lyrics
>> getting disconnected (etc.).
> If we’re going to ask that kind of question, let’s mention a more
> radical redesign.
> The context properties of a part, such as stem direction, need to
> change as the part’s relationship with other parts changes.  The
> current part combiner accomplishes this with a set of voices with
> fixed properties.  It slices the part into pieces and distributes them
> to the voice with the appropriate properties.
> Could it not leave the parts where they are (continuous parts in
> exactly one voice context per part) and change their context
> properties instead?

For shared/non-shared stems that would not seem to fit the current
logic.  Mind you: for piano music the rather rigid relation of stems and
slurs and noteheads with voices is a problem.

So changing this seems attractive but it would be a very fundamental

David Kastrup

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