scamp.score.Staff

class scamp.score.Staff(measures: Sequence[Measure], name: str = None)[source]

Bases: scamp.score.ScoreComponent, scamp.score.ScoreContainer

Representation of a single staff of a western-notated score

Parameters
  • measures – Chronological list of Measure objects contained in this staff

  • name – Name of this staff in the score

Methods

length()

Length of this Staff in beats.

to_music_xml()

Convert this score component to its corresponding pymusicxml component

Inherited Methods

append(item)

Add a child ScoreComponent of the appropriate type

export_lilypond(file_path)

Convert and wrap as a LilyPond (.ly) file, and save to the given path.

export_music_xml(file_path[, pretty_print])

Convert and wrap as a MusicXML score, and save to the given path.

extend(items)

Add several child ScoreComponents of the appropriate type

index(item)

Get the index of the given child ScoreComponent

insert(index, item)

Insert a child ScoreComponent at the given index.

pop([i])

Pop and return the child ScoreComponent at the given index.

print_lilypond([wrap_as_file])

Convert and print LilyPond code.

print_music_xml([pretty_print])

Convert and wrap as a MusicXML score, and print the resulting XML.

remove(item)

Remove the given child ScoreComponent.

show()

Using the abjad.show command, generates and opens a PDF of the music represented by this component

show_xml()

Convert and wrap as a MusicXML score, and open it up in notation software.

to_abjad()

Convert this score component to its corresponding abjad component

to_abjad_lilypond_file()

Convert and wrap as a abjad.LilyPondFile object

to_lilypond([wrap_as_file])

Convert to LilyPond code.

Attributes

measures

Chronological list of Measure objects contained in this staff

property measures

Chronological list of Measure objects contained in this staff

length() → float[source]

Length of this Staff in beats. (i.e. end beat of its last measure)

to_music_xml()pymusicxml.music_xml_objects.Part[source]

Convert this score component to its corresponding pymusicxml component

append(item: scamp.score.ScoreComponent) → None

Add a child ScoreComponent of the appropriate type

export_lilypond(file_path) → None

Convert and wrap as a LilyPond (.ly) file, and save to the given path.

Parameters

file_path – file path to save to

export_music_xml(file_path: str, pretty_print: bool = True) → None

Convert and wrap as a MusicXML score, and save to the given path.

Parameters
  • file_path – file path to save to

  • pretty_print – whether or not to take the extra space and format the file with indentations, etc.

extend(items) → None

Add several child ScoreComponents of the appropriate type

index(item) → int

Get the index of the given child ScoreComponent

insert(index, item) → None

Insert a child ScoreComponent at the given index.

pop(i=- 1)scamp.score.ScoreComponent

Pop and return the child ScoreComponent at the given index.

print_lilypond(wrap_as_file=False) → None

Convert and print LilyPond code.

Parameters

wrap_as_file – if True, wraps this object up as a full LilyPond file, ready for compilation. If False, we just get the code for the component itself.

print_music_xml(pretty_print: bool = True) → None

Convert and wrap as a MusicXML score, and print the resulting XML.

Parameters

pretty_print – whether or not to take the extra space and format the file with indentations, etc.

remove(item) → None

Remove the given child ScoreComponent.

show() → None

Using the abjad.show command, generates and opens a PDF of the music represented by this component

show_xml() → None

Convert and wrap as a MusicXML score, and open it up in notation software. (The software to use is defined in engraving_settings.show_music_xml_command_line.)

to_abjad() → abjad.core.Component.Component

Convert this score component to its corresponding abjad component

to_abjad_lilypond_file() → abjad.lilypondfile.LilyPondFile.LilyPondFile

Convert and wrap as a abjad.LilyPondFile object

to_lilypond(wrap_as_file=False) → str

Convert to LilyPond code.

Parameters

wrap_as_file – if True, wraps this object up as a full LilyPond file, ready for compilation. If False, we just get the code for the component itself.

Returns

a string containing the LilyPond code