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Notating small adjustments in rhythm

There's no accepted 'classical' way of doing this that I know of. But you could invent your own notation. Backward- and forward-facing arrows perhaps. Or just 'e' for early, 'l' for late written ...
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Three Wind Quartets (Gambaro) -- notes lengths don't add up (3.75 beats in common time)

The score (with clarinet in Bb) shows that the part version has a typo. The quarter note is supposed to be double-dotted. Link to IMSLP page: https://imslp.org/wiki/3_Wind_Quartets%2C_Op.4_(Gambaro%...
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How to spell leading-tone chords build on #4

Such enharmonic respellings, determined for the ease of the reader, are relatively common. The logic here is that the motion from B-sharp to C-sharp is in some sense less cumbersome (and ideally less ...
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How to spell leading-tone chords build on #4

In A major, the #^4 is D#. So, the diminished seventh chord on that root is D# F# A C♮. But, I think the real question is whether you want to consider #^4/D# as a temporary leading tone. In that case, ...
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How to spell leading-tone chords build on #4

Please see this quote from Wikipedia, which bases on Kostka and Payne: The cto7 chord, whose function, "is simply one of embellishment," most often spelled ♯iio7 when embellishing I or ♯...
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How do I change all fonts to sans-serif in Lilypond?

Look here at the bottom: https://lilypond.org/doc/v2.24/Documentation/notation/fonts So you need to do \paper { myStaffSize = #20 #(define fonts (make-pango-font-tree "Sans Font" ...
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How can I write a repetition with voltas in lyrics in plain text?

I’m not quite sure what your intent is here. Does this need to be plain text? Or is using something like this acceptable? If for some reason you really want to use plain text you could of course try ...
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How can I write a repetition with voltas in lyrics in plain text?

If there's a refrain which will be sung several times identically, and once differently, it may be helpful to list everything up to the start of the secon refrain in order, but with the refrain ...
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How can I write a repetition with voltas in lyrics in plain text?

I'm afraid that what you want to achieve is not a common practice. Sometimes I see repeated parts of the text replaced by ellipsis (...), or some instructions like "the last chorus ends with...&...
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Chopin Op. 9 No. 3 m. 27

It's just a 'fit all these in' - plet. Happens a lot in piano music. Don't try to be strictly metronomic, just make sure the underlying 8ths are vaguely the right tempo.
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Chopin Op. 9 No. 3 m. 27

Yes, it's a 21-tuplet, but it need not be played in strict time; it can be treated something like a cadenza, though not quite that freely. These occur quite frequently in Chopin, and discussion on how ...
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