On 27/4/12 10:34 AM, David Kastrup wrote:
> Thomas Ruedas<ruedas@dtm....> writes:
>> i.e., my main concern here is the situation where you may have more
>> than two staves, which is a much more common situation.
> Why would you be using a PianoStaff for those?
I'm not sure I understand what you are wondering about.
I chose a PianoStaff, because, well, it's a piece for piano :-). Being a
rather unsophisticated user, I chose it because it would give me the
correct layout (in particular a staff with a brace instead of a
bracket), and as I said, it behaved exactly the way I expected in an
In some piano music, you may have three different levels, as it were,
e.g. a melodic line in the treble, played by the right hand, a deep bass
consisting of long notes in the left hand, and in between chords filling
in the time between the bass notes, also played by the left hand. In
such a situation, which would likely involve large jumps of the left
hand that may even reach into the realm of the treble clef, the score is
easier to read if you distribute the notes played by the left hand on
two staves and have the line of the right hand in the third (uppermost)