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MusiXTeX is a set of TeX macros for typesetting music, from single measures to whole scores

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Beam placement with the MusiXTeX package

I have the following code and I don't understand why it renders with the first note outside of the beam. I want to add all the notes to the beam in equal spacing with the correct slope , length and ...
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How to change beam width in musiXtex?

I'm having trouble with beams. I put text under the staves so I can't use the automated beams. How do I use beams such that they will render in the correct place (the beam now starts too far left)? ...
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Hide bar when changing the meter

Using musitex, I'm trying to do a excerpt of music with two staffs, and on the upper one I want to remove the vertical bars. Also, I want to change the meter at each bars. Without changing the meter, ...
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Single-line musical score with text to notate prosodic rhythm

How can I have a single line musical score only to notate the quantity of each note and pauses? I've looked into some packages, but most of them only type entire traditional 5 lines score; I also ...
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Remove staff space from MusixTex

My goal is to be able to insert stand alone music notes into text and color them, as it's not possible to do it with LilyGlyphs (cf), I did it with MusixTex, but I've got spacing problems! In the ...
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MusixTeX Cajon drum for 16th doesn't show upper beam

I want to make simple rhythm notes of Cajon, this is what I want I wrote the same thing in below bar 3, but missed something. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{musixtex} \input{musixper} % ...
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Conflict with musixtex package [duplicate]

In this code \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames, x11names}{xcolor} \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Bass Clef in Math text

I'd like to write a Bass Clef in a Math Text. I know math packages and musixtex. My goal is to write something like that: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{stix} \...
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Musixtex: Guitar tab bending notation error, slur not visible

I'm trying to add a bending slur to a musixtex tablature. The end result should look something like this (the upwards one would be enough, though): I tried a promising script I found on github (...
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MusiXTeX slur does not offset with note

I'm learning from the netsoos.mtx example in the MusiXTeX documentation. Here is the M-Tx file I have created, which I saved as example.mtx: Style: SATB Sharps: 1 Meter: m4/4/0/0 Pages: 1 Systems: 1 ...
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Two instruments vertically aligned

I tried to make some music excerpts with two instruments using musixtex. I've got some alignment problems between the two instruments. Here's an example: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{...
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Musixtex slur starts before note

I Try to Write some notes with a slur but the slur starts before the note what I'm doing wrong? \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{musixtex} \begin{document} \begin{music} \startpiece \NOtes \qu {...
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Musixtex bars don't align in vertical

I'm using musixetx to put music for a uni paper, and I need to put this as an example between text. The trouble is that bar and bar lines are not aligned. How can I align them? Thank you so much! \...
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position of (treble) clef in musixtex when I use \smallvalue or \tinyvalue

The treble clef symbol moves to the right when I use \smallvalue. When I use \tinyvalue it moves to the right straight against the flat (or sharp) of the \generalsignature. Where could I move the clef ...
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Compilation errors after importing the musixtex package

I have a problem with my LaTeX project. After I import the musixtex package, I'm suddenly getting compilation errors regarding bibliography, something that I don't think is relevant to the musixtex ...
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Does a command like \sepstartrule exist in MusixTex?

a MusixTex novice here. There are clearly defined commands \sepbarrules and \nostartrule in MusixTex. I would need separated rules at the \startpiece, not just at inner bar boundaries. Alternatively, ...
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Musixtex strange bar positioning

I wonder if anyone can please help me with this - I'm relatively knew to MusixTex. I'm trying to construct scales using a For Each loop. The trouble is, that when I do so, the bar positioning seems to ...
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Musical notes are not aligned correctly

I am following a course on music and want to make my notes with LaTeX and MusixTeX. I have 2 staves for 1 instrument and the notes are not alligned vertically. When I put all notes on 1 \note line the ...
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Musixtex lacking rinforzando notation?

Does Musixtex really not have a command to write rinforzando (rfz)? I've searched through their guide https://icking-music-archive.org/software/musixtex/musixdoc.pdf but haven't found it, not even in ...
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How do I get bars to line up under MusixTeX/BagpipeTeX?

I have one staff spread across four lines, that is, just one instrument. Each line has four bars. I want each bar to line up with the one above it. The MusixTeX documentation refers to bar ...
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Use \unbkt \ovbkt with the same notes MusiXTeX

I need to write this image with MusiXTeX code: My problem is to combine \unbkt \ovbkt commands with the same notes. My code is: \documentclass{article}[12] \usepackage{musixtex} \thispagestyle{...
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Ignore element position or put one element over the existed in MusixTex

I have decided to convert all my music sheets from analog paper to digital usign MusixTeX. In musixtex there is no barre long line with number, so i created it myself, but after it distance between ...
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Musixtex, drum notation, special symbol to represent rolls

I need to write some snare music, and I need for the symbol used to define a roll that is illustrated in the picture below as special note with the two diagonal segments. Any help ? I need to define a ...
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Construction of music chords using MusixTex

The task is to write music chords, on a staff, using package MusixTex. MWE shows a way to place a note within a chord marginally to the right in case it overlaps with other ones. Works OK when notes ...
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Musitex: ghost notes implementation

I am a drummer and I need to implement ghost notes in musitex. Ghost notes are usually are written by putting the notes between round brackets i.e. (note). I cannot find any solution. Could you help ...
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MusiXTeX beam slope rendering problem

I have the following code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{musixtex} \begin{document} \setstaffs1{2} \setclef1{6000} \startextract \Notes\Qqbl JMRM|\ibl0i{-1}\ztqb0{il}\sk\ztqb0{jm}\sk\ztqb0{...
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Linespacing in musixtex

I am writing down music for a Spanish church service in musixtex. This song has two verses and at the end uses voltas. As a result, the space between two lines is not sufficient and the lyrics andthe ...
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How to actually notate figured bass in Musixtex?

|Preferably with a short example. Thanks! Edit: here is my own short example. I simply want to add a 6 underneath the first and third chords, as per standard figured bass notation. \begin{music} \...
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MusiXTEX line width and bar lines problem

I am trying to rewrite a simple piece of melody in MusixTEX. The problem is that bar lines and end line width does not automatically align the way they're supposed to. I want them to be aligned like ...
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MusiXTex Error: "Emergency Stop.<read 1> \startpiece"

I am currently trying to use MusiXTeX for typesetting music notes. \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[a5paper, twoside, left=1.5cm, top=2cm]{geometry} \input ...
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music and enumerate together

I am using musixtex for writing music. I want to use environment music with enumerate. See this code - \documentclass{article} \usepackage{musixtex} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate} \...
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no-math option in polyglossia package

This answer works perfectly for the MWE provided there, I've a different MWE which uses package polyglossia. As far as I know fontspec is loaded by polyglossia automatically. (correct me if I'm wrong.)...
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How to write music notes with LaTeX [duplicate]

How to write this musician notes with LaTeX? Please give me some examples and instructions.
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End bar in musixtex

I know how to type the end bar at the end of a piece in Musixtex using \startpiece: \begin{music} \startpiece [music code] \Endpiece \end{music} I want to type this end bar with \startextract ...
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MusixTex Tablature notation system

I would like to benefit from Tablature notational system of musixtex. Unfortunately the numbers are displayed as squares. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{musixtex} \begin{document} \begin{music}...
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Vertical space between lyrics in MusixTeX

How to adjust vertical space between the two lyrics lines? I want them to seperate a little bit. This segment is from the documentation of musixlyr \begin{music} \input musixlyr \large\setlyrstrut \...
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Harmonize width of MusiXTex extracts automatically

An answer which is sufficient but not optimal has been found. Any improvements are welcome. Several MusiXTeX extracts are placed in a few floats as subfigures of a document. The width variation of ...
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MusiXTeX within LaTeX does not insert space before first note

to make my problem visible, I have created following simple file: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{musixtex} \setlength{\parindent}{0em} \begin{document} \begin{music} \startpiece \...
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How does PMX work?

I need to implement music into a LaTeX document and MusiXTeX is difficult to understand. So I opted to use PMX. I've read the documentation for PMX and I think I've figured out how to write a .pmx ...
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Range of a piano: keyboard vs staves / note frequency

This is a kind of follow-up to this question. The last answer is almost perfect, but the frequency on the keyboard is wrong. For example, C1 should be 32.703, not 32.696. I can't find the error, the ...
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MusiXTeX problem with musixflx

I try to compile my score (prepared with MusiXTeX package) by following the three-pass system as described here (pt. 1.3). Accordingly, I run etex on my .tex file, then I run musixflx on the .mx1 file ...
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MusiXTeX, two instruments with scalebox

I'm trying to write an extract of music with two instruments, and then resize it with a scalebox (I also tried with a resizebox and the problems are the sames). First I tried: \documentclass{...
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Tabular vertically centered with MusiXTeX

I have this code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{musixtex} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}[c]{|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline Type & ...
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Biblatex and Musixtex clash

I'm having several problems while writing my dissertation due to the fact that Biblatex (using a biber backend) and Musixtex seem to clash. One such problem is placing Musixtex notes in text, while ...
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musixtex bars not visible

So, I am trying to typeset an article using \LaTeX that needs to have musixtex. To make things easier I made a few macros. Things are working OK, except I can't seem to get any (musical) vertical bar ...
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MusixTex, \sk does not work

I'm trying to make an extract with all clefs used to show the different position of the same note. And I did this: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{musixtex} \begin{document} \begin{music}...
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Musixtex end of line bar problem

I have an issue with some bars at end of line (see image). As you can see on the second line, it not happens at every lines. Do you have any idea why does this happens ? (part of the code below) ...
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Converting PMX preprocessed MusiXTeX code to proper LaTeX code

I want to include a MusiXTeX script into a normal LaTeX document, in order to be able to add another piece of music to the same output pdf document (which will be one DIN A4 page). When working only ...
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Let pmx print two pieces of music in same document

I am just learning to use musixtex and its preprocessor pmx, and am trying to typeset and print a little evening song for a small group of people. Since it would easily fit twice on an A4 paper, I ...
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remove extra space in song environment of musixguit

I'm using musixguit package to write a songbook. And got some format issues within the song environment. Somehow there is an extra line at the end. See code and result here: \documentclass{article} \...
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