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Re: grace note, first note

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: grace note, first note
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 20:09:52 -0800

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 13:48:06 -0600
Stan Sanderson <address@hidden> wrote:
> I've looked in the archives but haven't found an answer (at least one 
> which i understand). I've tried a number of things, including adding a
> partial measure with spaces at the beginning. The bar line which 
> accompanies this is aesthetically unappealing. I tried suppressing the
> bar line(s) but alignment was disrupted.
> Is there a simple solution?

I don't believe so.  I think the best you can do (for now) is to include
a \partial and print an invisible bar line.

I've cc'd this to bug-lilypond; hopefully it can be fixed for future
versions of LilyPond.

- Graham

> A brief sample follows:

\version "2.0.1"
\include "paper16.ly"
\include "nederlands.ly"
Global = \notes {\key g\major \time 3/4}

TOP = \notes \relative c''  {
          <<  \scriptUp {  r4 a a} \\
             \scriptDown  { \grace cis,8 d2.} >>

BOT = \notes \relative c {
    r4 <d c'> <d c'>

\score {\notes {
        \context PianoStaff <<
                \context Staff = "up" <<
                        \Global \clef treble
                \context Voice=VoiceI \TOP
                \context Staff = "down" <<
                        \Global \clef bass
                        \context Voice=VoiceI \BOT
\paper { raggedright = ##t }


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