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Re: Smart transpose

From: David Raleigh Arnold
Subject: Re: Smart transpose
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 10:09:57 -0500

Laurent Martelli wrote:

> Lilypond has command (\transpose) to transpose music in other keys, so
> that you can easily print the music for a Bb trumpet if you typed in
> C, or any other key.
> The problem with it, is that an accidental (# or b) in the original
> key may result in a double accidental in the transposed key.
> For instance, a #A in the key of C, when transposed in the key of E
> will result in a ##C, which should rather be printed as a D.
No. It must be xC. The only exception is the dim7 chord. :-)


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