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Re: Glyph for longer MultiMeasureRest

From: Thomas Morley
Subject: Re: Glyph for longer MultiMeasureRest
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 03:13:01 +0100

2013/2/25 Phil Holmes <address@hidden>:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Thomas Morley"
> <address@hidden>
> To: "lilypond-user" <address@hidden>
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 12:48 AM
> Subject: Glyph for longer MultiMeasureRest
>> Hi,
>> what's the common practice of setting MultiMeasureRest with longer bars?
>> I.e. which glyph should be used?
>> LilyPond chooses different ones depending on \time.
>> I naively expected that the code below would result in the same output
>> for the different settings of \time.
>> I didn't manage to find examples in my private library or online and I
>> still don't have Gould.
> Rests equal or longer than breves use a breve rest, and this is the second
> of your examples.  Gould agrees with this.  The longer rests appear to be
> longa rests - Gould does not mention them but it seems appropriate to me.
> --
> Phil Holmes

So, LilyPond's default seems to be correct.
Perhaps I'll look for a way how to maniplate this.
Overriding MultiMeasureRest stencil is not easy, I tried this before,
without succes.


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