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Re: Performance indications

From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: Re: Performance indications
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 14:59:17 +0200

Sorry, my fingers slipped so I sent a half finished answer

> > ...

> If you take a look at the bottom of the file in the \score{...}
> declaration, you'll notice that the \tempi identifier isn't 
> used. If you uncomment the commented line and comment the 
> next line, you'll get a version of the score with the tempo
> indication included. In the same way you can include the
> \tempi identifier in the separate parts.
> In general, this is the way I usually treat the problem.
> If you want a different font on the tempo indications compared
> to the other text scripts in the score, it's convenient to 
> define a separate Voice context for the tempo indications, 
> for example:

tempi = context Voice = tempi \notes{
\property Voice.TextScript \override #'font-relative-size ÿ1
\property Voice.TextScript \override #'padding ÿ4

\time 4/4
s1*20^"Vivace" | % Print Vivace, skip the next 20 bars waiting
s1*10^"Largo" | % for the next tempo indication.
s2. s4^"Fine" |
\time 3/4 | 
s2.*20 | 
s2 s4^"da capo al Fine"

> > Such a capability should also include the potential for changes, such as 
> > a section in a new tempo. In the "global" list I guess it would appear 
> > as a \skip.

You could use \skip or 's' as in the example above.


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