3.1.157 VaticanaLigature

A grob to display a melisma (ligature) as used in Gregorian chant. See also KievanLigature, MensuralLigature, and LigatureBracket.

VaticanaLigature objects are created by the following engraver(s): Vaticana_ligature_engraver.

Standard settings:

stencil (stencil):


The symbol to print.

thickness (number):


For grobs made up of lines, this is the thickness of the line. For slurs and ties, this is the distance between the two arcs of the curve’s outline at its thickest point, not counting the diameter of the virtual “pen” that draws the arcs. This property is expressed as a multiple of the current staff-line thickness (i.e., the visual output is influenced by changes to Staff.StaffSymbol.thickness).

This object supports the following interface(s): font-interface, grob-interface, spanner-interface and vaticana-ligature-interface.

This object is of class Spanner (characterized by spanner-interface).

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