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Re: transpose, transposition, and relative

From: Anthony W. Youngman
Subject: Re: transpose, transposition, and relative
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 23:39:37 +0000
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In message <address@hidden>, Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> writes
don't confuse \transposition and \transpose. \transposition sets the
transposition of the instrument playing. This is used for getting cue
note transpositions and MIDI output correct. \transpose changes the
pitches of a music expression. The above was interpreted as

Thanks. So I can't do what I want :-(

I know someone said there was a macro in jEdit or emacs or something that would transpose parts, but what I was hoping I could do was enter the part straight from treble clef, and tell lilypond that it was written in Bb. Looking at the example for the horn certainly makes it look like that is possible ...

I think that needs clarifying somewhat in the manual ...

Bummer! Another entry in my "I wish lilypond had that" list ... I'll really have to get into programming in Scheme and C++ :-)

Anthony W. Youngman - wol at thewolery dot demon dot co dot uk
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