Guitar

class instrumenttools.Guitar(instrument_name='guitar', short_instrument_name='gt.', instrument_name_markup=None, short_instrument_name_markup=None, allowable_clefs=None, default_tuning=('E2', 'A2', 'D3', 'G3', 'B3', 'E4'), pitch_range='[E2, E5]', sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c='C3')

Guitar.

>>> import abjad
>>> staff = abjad.Staff("c'4 d'4 e'4 fs'4")
>>> guitar = abjad.instrumenttools.Guitar()
>>> abjad.attach(guitar, staff[0])
>>> show(staff) 

Lineage

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Attribute summary

allowable_clefs Gets guitar’s allowable clefs.
default_tuning Gets guitar’s default tuning.
instrument_name Gets guitar’s name.
instrument_name_markup Gets guitar’s instrument name markup.
pitch_range Gets guitar’s range.
short_instrument_name Gets guitar’s short instrument name.
short_instrument_name_markup Gets guitar’s short instrument name markup.
sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c Gets sounding pitch of guitar’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

Guitar.allowable_clefs

Gets guitar’s allowable clefs.

>>> guitar.allowable_clefs
ClefList([Clef(name='treble')])
>>> show(guitar.allowable_clefs) 

Returns clef list.

Guitar.default_tuning

Gets guitar’s default tuning.

>>> guitar.default_tuning
Tuning(pitches=PitchSegment(['e,', 'a,', 'd', 'g', 'b', "e'"]))

Returns tuning.

Guitar.instrument_name

Gets guitar’s name.

>>> guitar.instrument_name
'guitar'

Returns string.

Guitar.instrument_name_markup

Gets guitar’s instrument name markup.

>>> guitar.instrument_name_markup
Markup(contents=['Guitar'])
>>> show(guitar.instrument_name_markup) 

Returns markup.

Guitar.pitch_range

Gets guitar’s range.

>>> guitar.pitch_range
PitchRange('[E2, E5]')
>>> show(guitar.pitch_range) 

Returns pitch range.

Guitar.short_instrument_name

Gets guitar’s short instrument name.

>>> guitar.short_instrument_name
'gt.'

Returns string.

Guitar.short_instrument_name_markup

Gets guitar’s short instrument name markup.

>>> guitar.short_instrument_name_markup
Markup(contents=['Gt.'])
>>> show(guitar.short_instrument_name_markup) 

Returns markup.

Guitar.sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c

Gets sounding pitch of guitar’s written middle C.

>>> guitar.sounding_pitch_of_written_middle_c
NamedPitch('c')
>>> show(guitar.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.