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

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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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Please share and show your best MusixTeX work [closed]

Long time want to learn MusixTeX, finally make one step, see my work as Chinese Lyrics Song with Chords. MusixTeX offical tutorial is very short, noly 100 pages, the examples contain music pieces ...
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MusixTex with Chinese Lyrics | Make title for MusixTeX piece in LaTex

1) This is my first attempt to use MusixTeX, while add Chinese lyrics, I don't know how to use CJKutf8 package macro in MusixTeX. 2) So I decide to embed MusixTex in LaTex document, but thus musixsty....
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How to let lines in MusixTex & MTX auto-breaking?

I'm a very beginning user of MusixTex. I try to test some codes as follows: \documentclass[a3paper]{article} \usepackage{musixdoc} \begin{document} \begin{music}\nostartrule \parindent10mm \...
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musixtex error when using \ds

I'm trying to type the eighth rest with the package musixtex, but when I use the \ds command I get an error message. How could I right it? \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{c|c|c|c} \...
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Vertical alignment of beams in MusiXTeX

The beams of the following example are not vertically aligned on the same level/staff lines. Is there any way to achieve vertical alignment? \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{musixtex} \begin{...
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Music LaTex a two-hand piece of music (C-major K545 by Mozart)

I have the following code and it supposes to output the following music (C-major K545 by Mozart) But I am unable to make it work, can someone see what is the problem for my package and document ...
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MusixTex problem with format

I have problem with Musixtex formating. I have this: but I need this (only 3 rows): here is my code: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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m-tx fails: “bad argument #1 to 'write'” [closed]

I am trying to typeset sheet music using m-tx. When I try to compile the example file netsoos.mtx from the MusiXTeX website I get the following output: d:\folder>musixtex netsoos This is musixtex....
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Font problems with musiXteX

I've just installed musiXteX on TeXLive 2015, made the two links on lua scripts and try to compile this example. etex run well : -K56CB:~/Bureau/Latex/Essais/Musique$ etex adagio.tex This is ...
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Compatibility of musixtex with amsmath

I've been using musixtex and amsmath in the same document (article class) up until I today encountered the problem that whenever I type \cup for a set union, a quaver appears instead (or sometimes ...
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How to disable math packages in XeLaTeX?

I'm using musixtex in xelatex, and there's a problem: command \breve is defined in musixtex and in "math mode" (is it a package "amsmath"?). So, I have a warning due compilation: LaTeX Error: ...
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Musixtex and two columns

I love LaTeX. Unfortunatly some years passed since I last used it. Now I want to layout a leaflet with several songs and nodes. I found musixtex which seems to work awesome. The only thing I do not ...