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Re: More on lyrics (and repeats/stanzas/whatever)

From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: More on lyrics (and repeats/stanzas/whatever)
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 17:38:27 +0100

> >>>>> "Maury" == Maury Merkin <address@hidden> writes:
>     Maury> I have the "a" section fine, repeat and all for the music (all 
> instruments) and the
>     Maury> chord designations using the \repeat { stuph } notation however I 
> haven't figured out
>     Maury> how to insert the second set of lyrics.
>     Maury> Obviously I'd like 'em to appear immediately below the first 
> lyrics.
>     Maury> I gave one feeble try based on the "Row, row, row your
>     Maury> boat" example but that doesn't use the \score { stuph } and
>     Maury> anyway I obviously did it all wrong.  All I got was compile
>     Maury> time errors.
> No, you need to use the Dowland example I sent.   It's complicated
> enough that I never remember how to do it off the top of my head, but
> basically you have to set up a \lyrics{...} for the second set of
> words.  If you want a verse number associated with the lyrics, you set
> \property LyricsVoice . stz  or \property LyricsVoice . stanza, and
> then in your score you put in a Lyrics context after the staff
> context, with both sets of lyrics.  The documentation for how to do
> this is in the lyrics chapter of the reference manual, under "more
> stanzas".

One trick, used in the example input/,
is to use a '\repeat fold' with an empty main section and just two
\repeat "fold" 2 { }
  \alternative {
    { This is the text of the first repeat}
    { This is the text of the second repeat}


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