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Re: Learning Manual – simplify piano centered lyrics example?!

From: Noeck
Subject: Re: Learning Manual – simplify piano centered lyrics example?!
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:01:41 +0200
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>>> yesterday I stumbled across this example in the Learning Manual:  
>>> http://lilypond.org/doc/v2.19/Documentation/learning/piano-centered-lyrics. 
>>> In my opinion it can and should be simplified.  Obviously there’s no need 
>>> anymore for a GrandStaff to accept Lyrics. \consists “Bar_engraver” has 
>>> also become unnecessary, here. To make the example more consistent with the 
>>> text I’d use a PianoStaff instead of a GrandStaff like so:
>> GrandStaff is used deliberately here to avoid the bar lines extending 
>> between the two staves, potentially crossing lyric syllables - except that 
>> I've just discovered the bar lines _do_ extend between the two staves, even 
>> when GrandStaff is used!  That needs more investigation.
> Yes, that’s weird, indeed!

A GrandStaff is connecting the bar lines on purpose (like for a string
ensemble). You probably think of a ChoirStaff here which does not
connect bar lines in favour of the lyrics (as in a choir score).

But the heading explicitly mentions a piano staff.



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