Cello

class instrumenttools.Cello(instrument_name='cello', short_instrument_name='vc.', instrument_name_markup=None, short_instrument_name_markup=None, allowable_clefs=('bass', 'tenor', 'treble'), default_tuning=('C2', 'G2', 'D3', 'A3'), pitch_range='[C2, G5]', sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c=None)

Cello.

>>> import abjad
>>> staff = abjad.Staff("c'4 d'4 e'4 fs'4")
>>> clef = abjad.Clef('bass')
>>> abjad.attach(clef, staff[0])
>>> cello = abjad.instrumenttools.Cello()
>>> abjad.attach(cello, staff[0])
>>> show(staff) 

Lineage

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Attribute summary

allowable_clefs Gets cello’s allowable clefs.
default_tuning Gets cello’s default tuning.
instrument_name Gets cello’s name.
instrument_name_markup Gets cello’s instrument name markup.
pitch_range Gets cello’s range.
short_instrument_name Gets cello’s short instrument name.
short_instrument_name_markup Gets cello’s short instrument name markup.
sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c Gets sounding pitch of cello’s written middle C.
transpose_from_sounding_pitch(argument) Transpose notes and chords in argument from sounding pitch
transpose_from_written_pitch(argument) Transposes notes and chords in argument from sounding pitch to written pitch.
__copy__(*arguments) Copies Abjad value object.
__eq__(argument) Is true when all initialization values of Abjad value object equal the initialization values of argument.
__format__([format_specification]) Formats Abjad object.
__hash__() Hashes Abjad value object.
__ne__(argument) Is true when Abjad object does not equal argument.
__repr__() Gets interpreter representation of Abjad object.

Read-only properties

Cello.allowable_clefs

Gets cello’s allowable clefs.

>>> cello.allowable_clefs
ClefList([Clef(name='bass'), Clef(name='tenor'), Clef(name='treble')])
>>> show(cello.allowable_clefs) 

Returns clef list.

Cello.default_tuning

Gets cello’s default tuning.

>>> cello.default_tuning
Tuning(pitches=PitchSegment(['c,', 'g,', 'd', 'a']))

Returns tuning.

Cello.instrument_name

Gets cello’s name.

>>> cello.instrument_name
'cello'

Returns string.

Cello.instrument_name_markup

Gets cello’s instrument name markup.

>>> cello.instrument_name_markup
Markup(contents=['Cello'])
>>> show(cello.instrument_name_markup) 

Returns markup.

Cello.pitch_range

Gets cello’s range.

>>> cello.pitch_range
PitchRange('[C2, G5]')
>>> show(cello.pitch_range) 

Returns pitch range.

Cello.short_instrument_name

Gets cello’s short instrument name.

>>> cello.short_instrument_name
'vc.'

Returns string.

Cello.short_instrument_name_markup

Gets cello’s short instrument name markup.

>>> cello.short_instrument_name_markup
Markup(contents=['Vc.'])
>>> show(cello.short_instrument_name_markup) 

Returns markup.

Cello.sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c

Gets sounding pitch of cello’s written middle C.

>>> cello.sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c
NamedPitch("c'")
>>> show(cello.sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c) 

Returns named pitch.

Class & static methods

(Instrument).transpose_from_sounding_pitch(argument)

Transpose notes and chords in argument from sounding pitch to written pitch:

>>> staff = abjad.Staff("<c' e' g'>4 d'4 r4 e'4")
>>> clarinet = abjad.instrumenttools.ClarinetInBFlat()
>>> abjad.attach(clarinet, staff[0])
>>> show(staff) 
>>> abjad.Instrument.transpose_from_sounding_pitch(staff)
>>> show(staff) 

Returns none.

(Instrument).transpose_from_written_pitch(argument)

Transposes notes and chords in argument from sounding pitch to written pitch.

>>> staff = abjad.Staff("<c' e' g'>4 d'4 r4 e'4")
>>> clarinet = abjad.instrumenttools.ClarinetInBFlat()
>>> abjad.attach(clarinet, staff[0])
>>> show(staff) 
>>> abjad.Instrument.transpose_from_written_pitch(staff)
>>> show(staff) 

Returns none.

Special methods

(AbjadValueObject).__copy__(*arguments)

Copies Abjad value object.

Returns new Abjad value object.

(AbjadValueObject).__eq__(argument)

Is true when all initialization values of Abjad value object equal the initialization values of argument.

Returns true or false.

(AbjadObject).__format__(format_specification='')

Formats Abjad object.

Set format_specification to ‘’ or ‘storage’. Interprets ‘’ equal to ‘storage’.

Returns string.

(AbjadValueObject).__hash__()

Hashes Abjad value object.

Returns integer.

(AbjadObject).__ne__(argument)

Is true when Abjad object does not equal argument. Otherwise false.

Returns true or false.

(AbjadObject).__repr__()

Gets interpreter representation of Abjad object.

Returns string.