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Re: swing eighth notes in sound output?

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: swing eighth notes in sound output?
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 21:44:22 -0700

On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 23:34:58 -0400
Niki Pantelias <address@hidden> wrote:
>   I'm a new user working on some jazz arrangements using LilyPond, and
>   would like to get lily to understand "swing" eighths -- i.e, handle
>   the music so that regular eighth notes appear in the paper output,
>   but in the sound file, these are played with a "triplet" feel.  Does
>   anyone know if there is a way to do this?

If it's even possible, it would be very complicated and not worth it. 
Lilypond's midi output is primarily intended to check that the notes are
correct, rather than serving as standalone pieces.  I think the answer
is no.

- Graham

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