Gregorian articulation signs

In addition to the standard articulation signs described in section Articulations and ornamentations, articulation signs specifically designed for use with notation in Editio Vaticana style are provided.

\new VaticanaScore {
  \new VaticanaVoice {
    \override Script.padding = #-0.1
    a\ictus_"ictus " \break
    a\circulus_"circulus " \break
    a\semicirculus_"semicirculus " \break
    a\accentus_"accentus " \break
    \[ a_"episema" \episemInitium \pes b
       \flexa a b \episemFinis \flexa a \]

\layout {
  indent = 0
  ragged-last = ##t

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See also

Notation Reference: Articulations and ornamentations.

Snippets: Ancient notation.

Internals Reference: Episema, EpisemaEvent, Episema_engraver, Script, ScriptEvent, Script_engraver.

Known issues and warnings

Some articulations are vertically placed too closely to the corresponding note heads.

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