3

I am trying to have a slured note to 'nothing' in a musical example in my paper, like this:

enter image description here

Any tie (~) or slur () I put in Lilypond (actually Frescobaldi), nothing happens.
This is the code I am using:

\version "2.18.2"
  global = {
  \key bes \major
  \numericTimeSignature
  \time 6/8
}

violin = \relative c'' {
  \global
  % Music follows here.
  c ees f~
}

\score {
  \new Staff \violin
  \layout { }
}

Any help is appreciated!

  • 1
    That apart - 6/8 doesn't normally group notes like that. – Tim May 10 '17 at 21:29
3

You can tie the note to a hidden note.

{ \time 6/8 \relative c'' {
  c4 e f~ | \once \hideNotes f c b
} }
  • You can hide the barline if you want. c4 e f~ \bar "" \hideNotes f – user19146 May 10 '17 at 21:22
3

Use \laissezVibrer instead of ~. Cf the notation manual.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.