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Re: midi lyric events

From: John Comeau
Subject: Re: midi lyric events
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 12:36:15 -0700 (PDT)

You're absolutely right! The lyrics are there, they
just don't show up in the 'strings' output! Thanks for
pointing that out Mats, and thanks to all concerned
for the bugfix!

And also thanks to Erik for the pointer... I've been
away from Lilypond for a few months now anyway, so
I'll probably have to read the manual before I can get
started on my MIDI project again! - jc


--- Mats Bengtsson <address@hidden> wrote:
> It turns out that the lyrics indeed is included in
> the file
> even though it's not found by the strings command
> (since the syllables
> are not ended by a \000 in the MIDI format).
>  >mf2t melody-lyrics.midi | grep -i lyric
> 0 Meta Lyric "Aaa"
> 384 Meta Lyric "Bee"
> 768 Meta Lyric "Cee"
> 1152 Meta Lyric "Dee"
> Erik Sandberg wrote:
> > It will probably work if you change from
> \addlyrics (which now is deprecated) 
> > to the new \lyricsto syntax for lyrics.

John Comeau <address@hidden> http://jcomeau.com/
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