Eleanor Selfridge-Field and Edmund Correia, Jr.
© 1994 Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities
Reproduced by the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Generated Music by permission

Category 3. Text underlay

Type 1. Text extenders.

Some syllables are set with multiple notes. These require extenders in the text underlay, as shown in Ex. #10.

Ex. #10. B. Marcello: incipit of the cantata "Ad ogn'ora che vola." This illustration was produced by a forerunner of the MuseData printing system. It appeared in the Directory of Computer Assisted Research in Musicology 2 (1986), 23.

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