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Re: lyrics

From: Laura Conrad
Subject: Re: lyrics
Date: 01 Nov 2001 08:13:55 -0500
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>>>>> "Maury" == Maury Merkin <address@hidden> writes:

    Maury> I have found that my problem with lining up the lyrics is always in 
    Maury> case of tied notes.  So that if I have a word "ride" which is to be 
    Maury> on a g-sharp eighth note and then held for an additional half note 
(in ly
    Maury> notation: | b8 gis' ~ gis2 | ) the lyric is never made to hold for 
    Maury> duration but, rather, the word "long" is properly shown as sung on 
the b
    Maury> eighth note and "ride" is properly shown as sung on the g-sharp 
    Maury> note but then the next word is shown as sung on the g-sharp half 
    Maury> UGH!!!

    Maury> As a kludge I have "syllablized" ride to "ri- de" and that lines up
    Maury> everything in an ugly sort of "proper" way.

    Maury> Ain't there a better way to do this?

Yes.  Put an underscore after ride: "ride _"

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