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Re: Key and accidentals in Lilypond

From: Laura Conrad
Subject: Re: Key and accidentals in Lilypond
Date: 06 Dec 2002 15:43:51 -0500
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>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Bailey <address@hidden> writes:

    Simon> if you really want this approach, you could try abc. in abc
    Simon> if you put a piece in a key-signature, then you have to
    Simon> explicitly state the accidentals.


    Simon> i do however think that lilypond is way more powerful, and
    Simon> produces better looking music. this is my personal opinion.

Or you can do what I do, and type your music in ABC, which I agree is
a more logical way to transcribe music from already-printed staff
notation, and then use abc2ly to turn it into lilypond, which I agree
produces better-looking staff notation than any of the (other) ABC

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