A.2.2 Notes and lyrics

This small template demonstrates a simple melody with lyrics. Cut and paste, add notes, then words for the lyrics. This example turns off automatic beaming, which is common for vocal parts. To use automatic beaming, change or comment out the relevant line.

melody = \relative c' {
  \clef treble
  \key c \major
  \time 4/4

  a4 b c d

text = \lyricmode {
  Aaa Bee Cee Dee

    \new Voice = "one" {
    \new Lyrics \lyricsto "one" \text
  \layout { }
  \midi { }

[image of music]

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