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Manual Chapter 2.10.2 Arabic music

From: Blöchl Bernhard
Subject: Manual Chapter 2.10.2 Arabic music
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2016 19:41:58 +0100
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% Chapter 2.10.2 Arabic music
% subchapter Selected Snippets
% Non-traditional key signatures
% http://www.lilypond.org/doc/v2.19/Documentation/snippets/world-music
% The shown snippet unhappily does not fit to the Chapter headline:
% 1st \include arabic.ly does not support other than italian note names,
% but just english note names are used in the example snippet
% 2nd the \set Staff.keyAlterations doe not use any SEMI-FLAT as typical
% for arabic/turkish notation - the user has to look for the syntax for quarter steps
% I add a short snippet that helps the user better than the actual one
% in the manual - in my oppinion

\include "arabic.ly"
\relative do' {
  \set Staff.keyAlterations = #`(
    (0 . ,SEMI-FLAT)
    (1 . ,SEMI-FLAT)
    (2 . ,FLAT)
    (5 . ,FLAT)
    (6 . ,SEMI-FLAT)
  %\set Staff.extraNatural = ##f
  re reb \dwn reb resd
  dod dob dosd \dwn dob |
  dobsb dodsd do do |

% I ask myself if there is not an additional place for description
% of "Non-traditional key signatures" necessary,
% outside the arabic/turkish notation context?

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