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Re: Guide to Writing Orchestral Scores with Lilypond?????

From: Antonio Gervasoni
Subject: Re: Guide to Writing Orchestral Scores with Lilypond?????
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:30:04 -0800 (PST)

Ben wrote

> I wish I knew as much about the "includes" and whatnot 
> that you do; I only use one file per one score at the moment.   
> I can't seem to figure out how to open say, just one instrument part, of
> your score.
> It just renders a blank page.  Surely I am missing some connection to
> another file.

Hi Ben!

The include command is very easy to understand. Just read the chapter in the
manual or do a quick search and you'll get the grasp of it in no time.

Some parts are split in two files: "" and
"". The part is generated from the latter. The former
contains only the music itself (notes, rests, slurs, etc.)

A few parts are not divided this way and show only the name of the
instrument, meaning that everything needed to generate the score is in

I don't know which operating system you use. I'm on a Mac with Snow Leopard
10.6.8. I use Frescobaldi as a GUI.

So it's just a blank page? Isn't there some error mesage?


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