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How do I play what looks like a double legato?

[Disclaimer: I'm going to give this a more thorough and serious answer than a short tune in a method book might warrant, since the same issues appear in larger pieces. I think what I'm about to say is ...
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How do I play what looks like a double legato?

The two slurs in the green rectangle show two different things. The slur from F to E is a legato slur that indicates how to phrase this bit, the other slur indicates that you continue with the bow ...
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LilyPond: How to make a "Blank Staff Paper"?

Well, an obvious mistake is that you need \score instead of just score — you're missing a backslash. Also the pagenumber = no looks really suspicious. I haven't tried to compile your code, but I don't ...
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LilyPond: How to make a "Blank Staff Paper"?

There is a page in the documentation that shows how to make staff paper in the newest version of LilyPond: https://lilypond.org/doc/v2.23/Documentation/snippets/paper-and-layout#paper-and-layout-...
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Vocal sheet music with right-to-left languages

Here's an image of a hymnal in St. George's Cathedral, Jerusalem. It shows Western music notation, written right-to-left, with the clefs and key sig on the right hand side, and a well-known hymn tune (...
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Do I apply a sharp to all the same notes?

That's the key signature, which tells which letter name notes are sharpened. There's only need to put a sharp sign there on the F line, and musos will assume all F notes throughout the piece are ...
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Chopin - Waltz in C Sharp Minor (Op. 64 No. 2) analysis

The left-hand C#4 in m. 42 is an error There are two publicly available autographs of this Waltz. The first is an incomplete sketch, the second is complete. First autograph, m. 42 (Image source: ...
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LilyPond: How to make a "Blank Staff Paper"?

Uh... That is Lilypond version 2.9, which was the development version for 2.10, releasing in November 2006. So this piece of code is at least 16 year old. Often such old code will not work with a ...
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Chopin - Waltz in C Sharp Minor (Op. 64 No. 2) analysis

As Tim suggested, these are several questions and should be split. I can split the answer if needed. Question 1: What is the point of this double C#? I think it is hardly distinguishable by ears ...
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Do I apply a sharp to all the same notes?

What you showed us is a key signature. It sharpens all F, C, G and D notes in all octaves. But there are also 'accidentals'. They persist only until the next barline, and only at that exact pitch. ...
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How should one play those codas?

When there are two Segni (signs), when you hit the second Segno, jump back to the first. On the last time through a piece, when a Coda sign appears, jump forward to the matching sign. First section: ...
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Musescore: add dotted 16th note triplet on a dotted 8th note space

Using Musescore 3.1.0, I am able to produce triplets from a dotted sixteenth note. First, you should have only two sixteenth notes in your measure, not three. Below is a diagram showing how it is done....
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Coda, segno; How to repeat chorus 3 times?

Here is an image with a solution: This solution will play a, b then Chorus followed by 1st ending with d and e, then repeat Chorus followed by the 2nd ending with g and h, then repeat the Chorus and ...
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