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Re: IR: unclear definition of middleCClefPosition?

From: Reinhold Kainhofer
Subject: Re: IR: unclear definition of middleCClefPosition?
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 17:26:42 +0200
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On 12/06/2012 16:00, pls wrote:
> The position of the clef is two half spaces (-2) below the center of the 
> staff. The position of the middle C is 6 half spaces below the center of the 
> staff. I looked at various clefs (treble, alto, tenor, bass) and 
> middleCClefposition is always determined by the number of half staff spaces 
> from the center of the staff. It never refers to the position of the clef. 
> But then I'd say middleCClefposition is a misnomer and should rather be 
> called middleCPosition. Unfortunately middleCPosition already exists. What's 
> the difference? Am I barking up the wrong tree?

middleCClefPosition is in most cases equal to middleCPosition. Only if
you have cue notes in a different clef, they are different (since the
notes need to use the middleCPosition of the cue clef, while the key
signature needs to use the middle-C position of the original clef).


Reinhold Kainhofer, address@hidden, http://reinhold.kainhofer.com/
 * Financial & Actuarial Math., Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria
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