On Sun, 2020-08-30 at 13:00 -0400, aaron mehl wrote:
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> On Aug 30 2020, at 12:22 pm, Richard Shann <email@example.com>
> On Sun, 2020-08-30 at 11:47 -0400, aaron mehl wrote:
> Presumably you have an old version of Denemo - I looked up
> "Transposition" in the index of the manual and it took me to 27.1
> I guess you are right I must have installed it from the distribution
> instead of your site.
> > btw it doen't mention that if you want to transpose a section
> > it.
> yes, many commands have that as a feature (e.g. staccato I think)...
> That sounds like a nightmare in the making - if you find a mistake in
> one file you have to correct it in both.
> usually you are right but here I have created gematrias (hebrew
> numerology) from on of the psalms and used the root of the digits
> leaving me a number from 1-9.
> I am composing in d dorian, c major e phrygian, and a minor.
> Instead of reentering the notes 4 times I want to transpose them in
> speperate files which I can use late at each mode change.
> So I need extra files......
> Why not just transpose on
> typesetting? You can even make the transposition conditional on an
> omission criterion, so that it is omitted if you want to print
> transposition but included if you want to print with transposition -
> then you can choose which way to print from the Print View itself,
> using the Omission Criterion button to select which.
> here I am only creating something akin to a tone row (modal) and will
> use it to build motives harmony counterpoint etc. I will need to copy
> and paste the hard notes.
> > e.g
> > Command: Arbitrary transpose down
> > Transpose/shift the cursor note or selection an arbitrary number of
> > tones down. User can specify interval through a dialog.
> > Location: Object Menu ▶ _Notes/Rests ▶ Transpose Music
> > Internal Name: ShiftRealDialogDown
> > I am assuming this also works on a selection.
> > is actually changing the notes you wrote in the first place while
> > Command: Transpose on Print (Graphical Interface)
> > Gets an interval from the user: the entire score is transposed by
> > this
> > interval on typesetting - key signatures are transposed as well as
> > notes and chord symbols.
> > Location: Object Menu ▶ _Score ▶ Typesetter
> > Internal Name: TransposeOnPrint
> > is changing the key that the piece will be typeset in.
> > But still I don't see Dorian or phrygian at all in denemo but it
> > exists in lillypond
> It is just a variation on the syntax with no effect on the
> so I think it has been dropped from the Denemo interface - you could
> still emit that syntax if you wanted to.
> So for me now the the note transposition on a selection will be the
> best it seems?
Yes, you can use the command
Command: Select All Music In Movement
Creates a selection for all the music in the current movement.
Location: Main Menu ▶ _Edit ▶ Select
Internal Name: SelectAll
to select all the music and then the physical transposition command in
the Notes/Rests menu. You will have to change the key signature