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Re: transpose, transposition, and relative

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: transpose, transposition, and relative
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 11:23:41 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> As far as I understand, the point of \transposition is that you can make
> a printed version of the music and a MIDI version of the same music
> without having to make two separate \score{...} sections (one with
> \transpose and one without). In other words, \transposition solves
> a completely different problem than \transpose. Of course, if this is
> unclear in the documentation, it should be improved.

It's slightly hairier. Classical brass parts, esp. Horn and Clarinet
parts, tend to change transpositions during a piece. You cannot
capture that with a \score and \transpose.


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