Thursday, July 25, 2019, 8:27:07 PM, David Wright wrote:
>> Le 25 juil. 2019 à 16:45, Peter Toye <address@hidden> a écrit :
>> Alternating text and music I want to engrave a piano piece, and have lines of text between the staff groups. I know I can do this with several \score blocks, but unfortunately there are a lot of tied notes at the ends of some of the lines, which need to be engraved, at both the end and the start of each line.
>> Is there any easy way of doing this? I'm not very good at the \markup command :(
> On Thu 25 Jul 2019 at 19:14:40 (+0100), Peter Toye wrote:
>> Something like this but with the tie between the staves.
> The easiest way I know, and which gives you total control, is to:
> set your single \score with one system per page, ie line ≡ page,
> burst¹ the PDF into separate PDF pages, your raw material,
> crop² them so that they're not encumbered with white margins,
> and assemble³ the cropped PDFs and text into the pages/book.
> It's basically what lilypond-book does, but
> lets LP divide the score
> into systems itself. You might need to set
> breakbefore to clear any
> titling from the first line of music, and of course you don't want
> LP's own pagenumbering.
> Problems: your final .tex file will need to be kept in sync if
> you make changes in the score that alters the linebreaking. This
> can be ameliorated if you're using \break
> directives in the score.
> Other methods:
> Problem with markup: your text is tied to musical elements rather
> than the pages you're building.
> Problem with laissezVibrer/repeatTie: you have to slice and dice
> the music yourself, and that interferes with other elements of
> the scores like dynamics, octavation, etc.