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Anacrusis in Bach BWV 816 (French suite no. 5 in Gmaj) Gavotte

I had learned piano when I was young, and now I'm learning it again. I'm interested in Bach's pieces and BWV816 is the first piece my teacher suggested to learn. The following is the first 9 and half ...
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How to write a pickup measure with 5/16 duration in Lilypond?

I'm trying to write sheet music for a piece with a pickup measure of 5 sixteenth notes. Lilypond has the \partial command for this, but it only accepts a single duration. That duration may be dotted, ...
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Anacruses, Bar Lines, and Line Breaks

I am an amateur composer. Page layout is important to me; I like the line breaks to be significant punctuation to the score. i.e. the end of: sections, parts, phrases, lines of verse/lyrics, are ...
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Notation of last measure of a song with a pickup measure

I'm currently notating a song and don't know what's the correct way to write the ending of it. The song has a pickup measure with a quarter note duration. Because of that, the correct way of ...
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Rests in pickup measure (anacrusis)

Which of the following examples is correct? I know that in regular measures you can use the whole rest to indicate a complete measure of rest in any time signature, but does that also apply to a ...