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Re: split-subbeam direction

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: split-subbeam direction
Date: 27 May 2003 15:31:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> writes:

> We recently talked with Paul Roberts,  a notation guru that explained
> to us that it should really be
>      |  |  |  |
>  |----------------|--|--|
>  |---|--|--|  |---|--|--|  
>  |                |  |  |  
> (the 1st stem determines the "direction" of the beam)

Yesterday I stumbled accros Read, who says that adding the second beam
below the primary one is *in this case* is the more usual thing to do,
but that there is no definate rule.

> I'm planning on extending the beam code to allow both versions, but
> as you might imagine, it's not very high on the priority list.

Yes, we might want to search/gather more insight into this.


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter       |

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