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choral voice part splitting

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: choral voice part splitting
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2004 11:37:14 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> I am just learning Lilypond, and am having trouble understanding how to 
> notate 
> a style which is common in choral music.
> I am entering a composition for SATB voices, so I am creating a sopranoMusic, 
> altoMusic, tenorMusic, and bassMusic section, and will use partcombine to 
> place the two female parts in the treble staff, etc.
> My current problem is that occasionally one of the voice parts will split, 
> e.g. the soprano part will split to independent soprano 1 and soprano 2 
> parts, but only for a few note, then back to a single soprano line.
> Since the parts split so infrequently, it does not seem the best approach to 
> enter the notes as if it were an eight voice composition.

The example morgenlied (input/mutopia/F.Schubert) has an example of
this in the first system.   

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