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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, 20 Nov 2018 13:32:56 -0700 (MST)

Please show me how you mean what you are talking about I cannot understand
this. I believe this is an essential piece when composing orchestral works
and making the parts for the parts and players. Thank you.

Xavier Scheuer wrote
> Hello,
> I use VerticalAxisGroup.remove-layer as described in
> input/regression/
> See more info on the bug tracker of issue 3518.
> Works very well but unfortunately not documented in the Notation
> Reference manual it seems.
> Cheers,
> Xavier
> On Thu, 26 Jul 2018 at 03:07, Reggie <

> reegistoop@

> > 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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