[luatex] lyluatex compile problems

Urs Liska lists at openlilylib.org
Mon Jul 30 20:43:53 CEST 2018

Am 30. Juli 2018 20:36:03 MESZ schrieb liebrecht at grossmann-venter.com:
>Br. Samuel
>Thank you for the response.
>I will keep it in my mind. It is definitely one way to have a single
>as the final document. I can see your point in that case that you dont 
>want a midi interface directly from the pdf as it can be handed for 
>users and the soundfiles are preferable and more transportable.
>So in retrospect, the software needs a Composition Mode and a 
>Performance Mode. The Composition Mode allows you to add instruments 
>from the VSTs to e.g. a large orchestral score and when you are happy 
>with the entire document and score, it then creates an audio file that 
>links to the pdf.
>What I am saying is that what you describe is the 100% solution to the 
>Performance Mode (sort of the equivalent of the pressed CD mode you can
>The Composition Mode is very important in the document preparation and 
>there you just have to use midi Orchestra VST's and LuaTex/lyLuaTeX 
>combined with midi drivers for the orchestra interfaces.
>The drivers are the easy part for me as I am a very good device driver
>numerical programmer.
>So thanks for that pointer, I think you came close to defining that

When I read this I think you should "develop" your score examples in Frescobaldi and include them in the .Tex with \lilypondfile{filename}. All the other stuff about playback not being covered by this suggestion.

>On 2018-07-30 13:40, R. Padraic Springuel wrote:
>> For embedding audio files in a pdf using LaTeX, I would start by
>> looking at media9, as suggested on TeX StackExchange
>>  I haven't played with it to see whether it can embed midi directly,
>> but it looks promising.
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