Step 5 - Enter music for the Alto, Tenor, Bass voices
Following the same method that we used for the Soprano voice, now enter the music for the rest of the voices. Wow, we have a nice score with all the music! The full abc “code” isn’t that complicated either. Here is the abc input and the output so far: (the code may look "cut off", but if you "copy and paste" it will all be there.)
C:Lyric Author: John Newton / Early American Melody
V:S clef=treble name=""
V:A clef=treble name=""
V:T clef=bass name=""
V:B clef=bass name=""
%%score (S A) (T B)
% Measures 1 - 7
[V:S] (E/ F/) | A2 (c/ A/) | c2 B | A2 F | E2 (E/ F/) | A2 (c/ A/) | c2 (B/ c/) | He2 |
[V:A] (C/ D/) | C2 (E/ C/) | E2 D | C2 D | C2 (C/ D/) | C2 (E/ C/) | E2 A | HG2 |
[V:T] A, | E,2 A, | A,2 G, | A,2 A, | A,2 A, | E,2 A, | A,2 A, | HB,2 |
[V:B] A,, | A,,2 A,, | A,,2 E, | F,2 D, | A,,2 A,, | A,,2 A,, | A,2 F, | HE,2 |
% Measures 8 - 14
[V:S] (B/ c/) | e2 (e/ c/) | A2 (F/ E/) | A2 F | E2 (E/ F/) | A2 (c/ A/) | c2 B | HA2 |
[V:A] G | A2 (A/ E/) | E2 (D/ C/) | F2 D | C2 (C/ D/) | C2 (E/ A/) | G2 G | HE2 |
[V:T] E | C2 (C/ A,/) | C2 A, | A,2 A, | A,2 A, | A,2 (A,/ C/) | E2 D | HC2 |
[V:B] E, | A,2 A, | A,2 A, | D,2 D, | A,,2 A, | F,2 E, | E,2 E, | HA,,2 |
Figure 9 - abc code for Amazing Grace
Figure 10 - abc output for Amazing Grace (SATB)
After entering the notes for the Soprano voice, now we will enter the notes for the other voices.
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