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Re: lilypond question (aligning lyrics)

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: lilypond question (aligning lyrics)
Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 23:26:15 +0100
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Jeff Ousley <address@hidden> writes:

> There should be two words in the lyrics that align to
> these 8th notes, but it's not working. The first word
> seems to be aligning to the second note.

You either want to remove your beaming, ie, change:

        [c8 f8]

        c8 f8

or set:                

        \property Staff.automaticMelismata = ##f

It is common practice for melodies that accompany song text, to
indicate melismata using beams.

> I've attached the file so you can see what I'm talking
> about. Are there sites that have simple examples. Most
> of my pieces will be rather simple. But so far, it's
> been a struggle.

Sounds good.  Happy struggling.


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