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Director Musices with Lilypond ``Howto''
- Download the Linux (actually generic Unix) version of Director Musices from http://www.speech.kth.se
/music /performance /download /dm-download.html
- Download CMU Lisp (or your package manager might have
cmucl; see here if you need to update packages offline)
- Set the correct full path in the
- Be in the
dmdirectory, and do lisp -load $(pwd)/lib/make-dm1-cmulisp.lsp
- When the menu is displayed, select option 2 and type in the full pathname of Lilypond's MIDI output (without putting quotes around it, contrary to what the prompt seems to suggest)
- If you get errors like "The value of PCL::NEW-VALUE is NIL", keep entering 0 until you get back to the Director Musices menu
- Select option 3 and type rulepalettes/default.pal
- Select option 7 or 8 and type a pathname for the output MIDI file
- Select q, and type (quit) at the Lisp prompt
You can then use my Python hack to add pan and reverb to Director Musices' output if your version of Director Musices doesn't implement it already.
Note that Director Musices may delete any expression information that Lilypond itself has added, so it is not advisable for use on pieces where Lilypond has many dynamic marks to play.
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