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Re: Partial ottava sign

From: Peter Toye
Subject: Re: Partial ottava sign
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 17:01:21 +0000

Hello Kieren,

No I don't - it's expensive and as I don't do this for money I really can't afford it.

Best regards,


Friday, February 19, 2021, 4:17:29 PM, Kieren MacMillan wrote:

> Hi Peter,

>> Is there an accepted way of notating an ottava sign for only part of a staff? I have a two-handed chord of which the LH part needs to be an octave lower than notated, but the RH part is at pitch.

>> I realise that this isn't really a LilyPond question but a general music engraving one (it may turn into a LilPond question depending on the answer, though)..

> Do you have “Behind Bars” by Elaine Gould? It’s kind of the definitive starting place for all such questions — and an essential (I believe) addition to any engraver’s library.

> Hope that helps!
> Kieren.
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