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Re: MIDI instrument for oboe d'amore

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: MIDI instrument for oboe d'amore
Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 10:01:57 +0200
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Jacques Menu <address@hidden> writes:

> Unfortunately, \transposition can only be used when the notes are written in «
> instrument » pitch, not concert pitch.

Says who?

> BTW, it could be better named as something like
> \transposingInstrument, it seems.


> I started by writing the code to obtain the same score as the
> manuscript shown below, where the first staff is written for a viola,
> hence my notes are in concert pitch.
> Then I added \transpose to have it printed for an oboe d'amore:
> But then I can no longer proof it by ear without changing the MIDI
> output too, which I don’t know how to do.

With \transposition .

> I’d prefer to keep the notes unchanged, in concert pitch, instead of
> modifying them - hence my post.

How about a minimal example exhibiting the problem?

David Kastrup

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