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Re: Transposing instruments in orchestra score

From: Shevek
Subject: Re: Transposing instruments in orchestra score
Date: Thu, 8 May 2014 01:02:19 -0700 (PDT)

If I understand correctly, what Orm wants is to be able to write something
like this:

clarinet = \relative c' {
    \transposing bf
    c4 d e d |
    \transposing a
    c d e d

And get the output to show d e fs e ef f g f (using English spelling).
Currently, in order to enter music in concert pitch and have it display
transposing, one needs to do the following:

clarinet = {
    \transposition bf
    \transpose bf c' {
        \relative c' {
            c4 d e d
    \transposition a
    \transpose a c' {
        \relative c' {
             c4 d e d

This is cumbersome. It becomes a particular pain if one wants to do multiple
editions with different transpositions. It would be much, much easier IMO if
this could be accomplished with a single line command, like in the first


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