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Re: New user question - relative bowing and fingering marks

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: New user question - relative bowing and fingering marks
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 20:20:34 +0200
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Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> writes:

> Op maandag 07-09-2009 om 14:32 uur [tijdzone -0700], schreef John Ervin:
>> This is rather atypical in my experience. Is there a way to have the
>> fingering close to the note and the bowing instruction above that?
> It looks like you may have found a bug.  LilyPond should format
> stuff correctly, if she produces atypical results we should
> check our references and teach her, rather than look for tweaks.
> So...looking for references on this is not so easy.  Stone doesn't
> say anything, Reed doesn't, Ross merely states that "probably no
> two experienced engravers will always" [place fingering in the same
> spot], but notes that "when accents are used [] with fingerings,
> the accents take their normal positions and fingerings are placed
> either abover or below [] according to the available space.
> Now...are bowing instructions accents?

For the purposes of typesetting, I think they are.  Except that in the
"order of accents", they are usually placed outermost IIRC.

David Kastrup

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