2.1.5 Adding text

Text may be added to your scores:

c2^"espr" a_"legato"

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Extra formatting may be added with the \markup command:

c2^\markup { \bold espr }
a2_\markup {
  \dynamic f \italic \small { 2nd } \hspace #0.1 \dynamic p

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See also

Notation Reference: Writing text.

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