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## Re: I don't remember how to do this ...

 From: Carl D. Sorensen Subject: Re: I don't remember how to do this ... Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 10:33:53 -0600

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On 4/10/09 9:28 AM, "Chip" <address@hidden> wrote:

> I have two trombone parts written in concert key - F Maj - and just
> realized that the notes are one step too high. I don't recall how to
> transpose a part without changing the key signature. If I recall
> correctly it involved two /transposes, is that right? Can someone help
> me? Here's how I lay out my code -

It's quite simple.  Just keep the transpose command after the key signature.

I'd suggest that you replace << \tboneb>> with

\transpose d c \tboneb

(You don't need the << >>, because you aren't setting parallel music, and I
think it's best not to have it, as it's not needed).

Carl

>
> % ------ Trombone 1------
> tbonea = { all the notes of the piece }
> trombonea = \relative c {
>   \global
>   \key f \major
>   \set Staff.instrumentName = #"Trombone 1"
>   \set Staff.shortInstrumentName = #"Tbn 1"
>   \clef bass
>   << \tbonea >>
> }
>
> % ------ Trombone 2------
> tboneb= { all the notes of the piece }
> tromboneb = \relative c {
>   \global
>   \key f \major
>   \set Staff.instrumentName = #"Trombone 2"
>   \set Staff.shortInstrumentName = #"Tbn 2"
>   \clef bass
>   << \tboneb >>
> }
>
> Thanks,
> Chip
>
>
>

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