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Re: advice on orchestral parts and string Divisi

From: Reggie
Subject: Re: advice on orchestral parts and string Divisi
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:19:58 -0700 (MST)

Reggie wrote
> For those of you who engrave orchestral music in which the strings often
> have
> your typical divisi a2 or a3
> Suppose a performance is coming up and you need to print parts from the
> full
> score.
> So when you go to engrave the individual parts for any of the strings for
> example, (say Violin I), would you:
> a) always leave the Violin I "as is" and just \new Staff the violin
> variable
> as it appears in the full score regardless of divisi complexity /
> independence
> --*(Violin I all on one staff for part)
> b) only leave the Violin I as is from the full score if it's a simple
> score
> and not that complicated of a separate part
> --*(Violin I all on one staff for part, but only if it's not too complex
> of
> a division rhythm-wise and for not that many measures in the score)
> c) always input all divisi as separate variables from the beginning and
> actually partcombine the divisi of the same instrument, so as to have
> multiple staves if need be on the part version.
> --*(Violin I from the start of engraving has already been pre-variabled
> into
> 2/3 divisi with a ton of spacer rests throughout the whole part until the
> sections needed, then input the divisi notes, then go back to normal, etc
> -
> at the end, use partcombine on the part, etc.)
> How do you approach printing string parts for a modern orchestral piece,
> regarding divisi? Does it depend or is your approach constant?
> Most of the music I am engraving has divisi similar to that of the 19th
> century, where it's not too separate of a part difference but some
> upcoming
> projects I will be working on have rather diverse divisi spreads within
> the
> same string part.
> So I wanted to begin the project 'correctly' before getting too deep in
> and
> realizing I couldn't do parts easily. You can't really [easily] do a
> partcombine with just one variable taht has temporary voices on it.
> Thanks
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Please can someone help me with divisi engraver practices in lilypond
writing the music? 

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