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Re: Lilypond "jazz" chords...

From: Atte André Jensen
Subject: Re: Lilypond "jazz" chords...
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 01:39:37 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, James Hammons wrote:

> >Since I can't mail you from my regular address - address@hidden
> >- it bounced, you shouldn't reply to this mail, but send any replies
> >to my real address: address@hidden
> ???  Mail you sent to me bounced?  Is this common?

Not really. It bounced with a message that my domain was blocked at your
ISP and that I should complain to *my* IPS...

> >I just installed lilypond 1.3.98 and it seems a lot has changed
> >since 1.3.74 I had before. For instance I cannot get the chord-def's
> >you send my to work, so I was hoping that you could find time to look
> >at the attached file and tell me what I did wrong. I pasted the jazz-
> >sections from the .scm file you send me into the .scm file that comes
> >with 1.3.97, but I get's all kinds of errors with the attached .ly-file.
> >If I change the chord-style for the two chord sections to "american",
> >it compiles just fine...
> First of all, it doesn't work as written because there's no 'jazz' style in
> chord-names.scm (at least in the one you sent me)!  If all you did was
> cut/paste your chord definitions in the american section in chord-names.scm,
> then naming it "american" in your .ly file will bring them up.  Look at the
> chord-names.scm that I posted to the list, as that shows how it should be
> done.  I don't know why my changes weren't incorporated into the latest
> distro--it seems clear to me that there is a need for a separate 'jazz'
> chord style (besides the fact that a missing seventh chord was added to the
> 'american' definitions)...

Now that I've got 1.3.98 to work I'll try again, but believe me: I tried

Atte André Jensen

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