From: Kevin Cosgrove <kevinc@do...> - 2007-03-17 16:02:16
On 17 March 2007 at 16:05, Arnout Engelen <rosegarden@...> wrote:
> I usually compose stuff in C, and then transpose to get sheet music for
> Bb en Eb instruments. It would be nice if I could easily switch between
> Bb/Eb/C from within Rosegarden.
> Option 1: the 'transpose' combobox in the Segment Parameters box could
> be replaced with a button that opens a dialog to:
> * specify the desired transposition (e.g. '-2: Bb instruments')
> * choose between 'Do not transpose notes (keep presentation intact)' and
> 'Transpose notes in opposite direction (keep audible pitch intact)'
> Option 2: the 'transpose' combobox in the Segment Parameters box could
> be replaced with a button that opens the 'Transpose by Interval' dialog,
> which gets an extra 'Change transposition of segment in opposite
> direction (keep audible pitch intact)' checkbox option.
> Would that seem to make sense? Which would you prefer? Any other ideas?
Anything to expand capabilities here would be nice. I've been
daydreaming about transposing not only the key, as you are doing,
but also the mode. For that I think one would have to specify
the current key and current mode, and then the target mode. For
instance, current key is C, current mode is major, and I want to
transpose into minor (although Phrygian mode is more likely for