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## new user....

 From: Han-Wen Nienhuys Subject: new user.... Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 16:47:19 +0100

address@hidden writes:
>         I've just started using Lilypond, and have to say that I was
> very impressed. I finally managed to work out how to get timidity

Thanks!

>         First the headers (title, composer and so on) don't seem
> to appear on my scores. This occurs both with my own transcriptions,
> and also with the samples. Am I missing something here?

I think you're not using the ly2dvi script. If you are, I'd like to
know more details

>         Secondly the MIDI output does not seem to understand or
> respect repeat marks. It just plays the music through. This is not a
> huge problem, but sounds a bit strange, especially when there are
> alternative endings to a repeat.

See

http://mail.gnu.org/pipermail/lilypond-user/2001-October/000279.html

>
>         And finally I'm a bit confused by the \partial markup.
> What precisely does the value afterwards represent? I've managed to
> get this working largely by trial and error!

It's a duration, just like the '4' from c4. Like notes, you can
multiply and divide these durations, i.e.

4*2/3

is the duration of 2 eigths of eigths-triplet.

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Han-Wen Nienhuys   |   address@hidden    | http://www.cs.uu.nl/~hanwen/