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Perhaps you can use this as a starting point: \defineBarLine "|" #'("|" "" "!") \new StaffGroup \with { \override SystemStartBracket.stencil = ##f } << \new PianoStaff << \new Staff = main \with { \override BarLine.allow-span-bar = ##f } \relative c' { \key c \minor % c4 d es f in case you need music before ...


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Lilypond "knows" very little about the semantics of music notation. It knows the rhythmic duration of the symbols for notes and rests, and some rules for avoiding collisions between entities, and that's about it. Most other notation software that was originally designed in the 20th century is similar. It is possible to write notation software which is based ...


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No, there is not. Lilypond is just like a programming language: it outputs exactly what you instruct it to. Adding slurs doesn't work for rests, and while they'd make real notes longer, they wouldn't output them as merged notes. Actually, the task you describe is just what I'd expect a program producing Lilypond files would do. It shouldn't be too hard to ...


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The documentation doesn't mention it because the comments in the script itself (in subdirectory LilyPond\usr\share\lilypond\current\ly\articulate.ly in my installation) say that swing, and several other playback features, are not implemented yet. Actually, it's hard to implement swing "correctly" unless the basic rhythm of the music is very simple. If the ...


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