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Re: Evolution of thought on composing with Lily

From: Laurent Martelli
Subject: Re: Evolution of thought on composing with Lily
Date: 15 Dec 2000 03:09:16 +0100
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>>>>> "Han-Wen" == Han-Wen Nienhuys <address@hidden> writes:

  Han-Wen> This discussions made my head spin a little with ideas. One
  Han-Wen> way to make a combined GUI/command editor, is to hook up
  Han-Wen> the backend with X, and do on-demand rendering of parts of
  Han-Wen> music: If the format of the music satisfies some basic
  Han-Wen> constraints (eg. measure synchronisation so the entire
  Han-Wen> score is not changed when a single note is inserted), it
  Han-Wen> might be possible to just take a snippet of LilyPond input
  Han-Wen> from halfway the piece, and render it to screen in a short
  Han-Wen> timespan. If you would have a structure editor to edit the
  Han-Wen> snippets, you could make rendering the input almost
  Han-Wen> real-time.

That's what I've always thought. 

  Han-Wen> (Now, if someone would want to pay my salary for a year or
  Han-Wen> two ...  :-)

Have you ever thought of getting a job in research institute such as
the IRCAM (in France, see ? Some of the software
they release is under GPL.

Otherwise, see on, or, I'd be
glad to sponsorize you in such a project with my modest means :-)

Laurent Martelli

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