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by Jack Campin
Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: forcing abcm2ps line breaks
Replies: 0
Views: 1508

forcing abcm2ps line breaks

I edited this using BarFly: X:3 T:Jeff Warschauer's Piece M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=120 P:AABBC K:DMin P:A DFA|"Dm"d^c d A2^G A2|FE F D2 D EF|"Gm"G3 F "(A7)"A/G/F F/E/D|[1 "A7"^GA- A2 z:|\ [2 "Dm" D4 z|| P:B CDE|"F" FC F A2 F A2|cA cA- A4 |[1 "...
by Jack Campin
Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: stemless black noteheads
Replies: 2
Views: 2210

stemless black noteheads

This kind of notation is often used in musicology for metre-less music:

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Does any ABC software support it?

If so how do you specify it?
by Jack Campin
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: two abcm2ps bugs
Replies: 1
Views: 2043

two abcm2ps bugs

If I write Q:5/8=56 in the header I get a message "Note too much dotted", and the displayed tempo doesn't make much sense. (Should be dotted crotchet + crotchet = 56) And why should this give me a message "Too many words in lyric line"? X:275 T:An Alarh Z:Jack Campin, http://www....
by Jack Campin
Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:02 am
Forum: Software
Topic: TextMate bundle?
Replies: 0
Views: 1001

TextMate bundle?

Anyone working on an ABC bundle for the MacOS TextMate editor?
by Jack Campin
Fri Dec 31, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: controlling what gets indexed and how it's handled
Replies: 2
Views: 2534

controlling what gets indexed and how it's handled

I just found one of my tunes here, by a Google search on its title. Clicking on Google's link got it displayed. That wasn't what I wanted to happen, for two reasons. One is that this site indexed only a legacy version - in my file http://www.campin.me.uk/Music/Modes.abc , which is long superseded by...
by Jack Campin
Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:20 pm
Forum: Standard
Topic: abc 2
Replies: 1
Views: 3042

Re: abc 2

some odd things are inherited from the original abc - broken rhythms transparent to grace notes: A {c} > B is acceptable instead of the musically more obvious A > {c} B. If you're going to make a radical change to a standard, I'd clean that up It isn't broken. With music like "parlando rubato&...
by Jack Campin
Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Tunes
Topic: finding the collection a tune came from
Replies: 1
Views: 2958

finding the collection a tune came from

I got curious about Chinese tunes. There is one tune that almost every Chinese folk band plays, under various names ("The Forbidden City" or "Singing and Dancing in the Village", for two). I've got it on three or four recordings, and I know I've got an ABC of it as well. I'd like...
by Jack Campin
Fri Jul 24, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: What is your favourite abc software?
Replies: 13
Views: 8365

Re: What is your favourite abc software?

BarFly. Though it's a moribund program and I need to bite the bullet sometime and start using something less convenient but with more of a future.
by Jack Campin
Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Voices in one section only? (abcm2ps)
Replies: 4
Views: 3114

Re: Voices in one section only? (abcm2ps)

It's a bummer that BarFly never offered this capability.

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