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Re: tie over clef change

From: Hans Åberg
Subject: Re: tie over clef change
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 18:34:41 +0200

> On 26 Sep 2020, at 18:04, Dan Eble <> wrote:
>> On Sep 26, 2020, at 09:41, Dan Eble <> wrote:
>> On Sep 26, 2020, at 08:55, Werner LEMBERG <> wrote:
>>> Despite Gould's “incorrect” verdict, here is an example from an old UE
>>> edition of Liszt's “Liebestraum No. 1”, which demonstrates that ties
>>> over clef changes *do* happen and make sense sometimes...
>>> I still think that LilyPond should support that, handling the tie like
>>> a slur in this case.
>> That's a very good example.  It's hard to imagine any reasonable alternative.
>> What kind of grob would an editor expect here? a Tie because it connects 
>> notes of the same pitch, or a Slur because it connects notes at different 
>> staff positions? (or something else?)
> I'll answer my own question.  A tie from d♯ to e♭ generates a Tie grob, so 
> for consistency, this should be a Tie that looks like a slur.

The notes d♯ to e♭ have different pitches in the staff notation system, which 
cannot express E12 enharmonic equivalents, so this is slur. So it should be a 
slur that looks like slur.

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