The Clairnote Blog

22 posts tagged with "LilyPond"

New Clef Symbols

In December I (finally) designed Clairnote's custom clef symbols and wrote the code to render them with LilyPond.  Take a look! Clef symbols…

Notehead Shapes Refined

In addition to the new key signatures covered in the previous post, the latest clairnote-code.ly clairnote.ly file (see Software:LilyPond…

2016-02-27By Paul Morris LilyPond

New Key Signatures

Clairnote now has newly revised key signatures that are simpler, more compact, and easier to read, while providing more information and…

Stems and 3-Octave Staves

As 2015 hurtles to a close it is a good time to look back at recent improvements to the code for rendering Clairnote with LilyPond.  At this…

2015-12-21By Paul Morris LilyPond

Double Stems Revised

I received some feedback that the double stems on half notes were too subtle and too easily overlooked in the Clairnote sheet music produced…

2015-10-07By Paul Morris LilyPond

8va / 8vb and Clefs

Back in May (how time flies!) I mentioned some improvements to the code for rendering Clairnote notation with LilyPond.  These started with…

2015-09-17By Paul Morris LilyPond

Staves of Unusual Size

Announcing the latest LilyPond improvements...  Last week I released a new version of the code that extends LilyPond so that it can produce…

2015-04-23By Paul Morris LilyPond

Ledger Lines, Dotted Notes, Beams

Recent work has lead to improved rendering of ledger lines, dotted notes, and beams in Clairnote music notation (by LilyPond). Here's a…

2014-08-22By Paul Morris LilyPond

Custom Staff Properties

This post is about going beyond global variables.  It is the last entry in a series of posts about recent improvements to the clairnote-code…

2014-05-28By Paul Morris LilyPond

Now Accepting All Clefs

This is another post in a series of posts about recent improvements to the clairnote-code.ly clairnote.ly file. This one is about clef…

2014-05-20By Paul Morris LilyPond

Staff is the New StaffClairnote

One of the more significant recent changes to the clairnote-code.ly clairnote.ly file is that now when you \include "clairnote.ly" in a…

2014-05-15By Paul Morris LilyPond

Repeat Signs

The first image below shows how LilyPond positions the two dots in repeat signs (by default) for a custom four-line staff like Clairnote's…

2014-04-30By Paul Morris LilyPond

More Functional Code

In LilyPond news, now that I have learned something about functional programming, I have been rewriting large swaths of the scheme code in…

2014-02-26By Paul Morris LilyPond