# Re: Trouble Combining Repeats and Closing Bars in tunes

On Mon 17 Oct 2016 at 23:24:51 (-0400), Ben Beeson wrote:
> I am looking at a 4 - part tune where the first and third parts are
> repeated and the second and fourth parts are not repeated. Try as I
> may, I cannot get Lilypond to put  the repeats and closing bars in the
> right place when engraving the tune. The following is just about as
> simple as I can get it and still show the issue.
>
> % BarExample.ly
> \version "2.19.48"
>
> example = {   \time 2/4
>               \relative c''{
>                              \repeat volta 2 { a8 a8 a8 a8 | a8 a8 a8
> a8 | \break  }
>                                               \bar ".|" d8 d8 d8 d8
> |  d8 d8 d8 d8 | \bar "|." \break
>                              \repeat volta 2 { a8 a8 a8 a8 | a8 a8 a8
> a8 | \break }
>                                               \bar ".|"  d8 d8 d8 d8 |
> d8 d8 d8 d8 | \bar "|." \break }
> }
>
>
> \score
> {
>       \new Staff <<
>
>                       \new Voice {
>                               \example
>                       }
>       >>
> }
> % end BarExample.ly
>
> This produces the following which is clearly not what I intended since
> the first and third lines should be repeated and the second and fourth
> lines are not repeated.
>
>
>  What am I doing wrong and what is the best way to fix it short of
> using separate score blocks for each part? 

Just let LP choose the barline types.

Cheers,
David.

{
\time 2/4
\relative c''{
\repeat volta 2 { a8 a8 a8 a8 | a8 a8 a8 a8 | \break  }
d8 d8 d8 d8 | d8 d8 d8 d8 | \break
\repeat volta 2 { a8 a8 a8 a8 | a8 a8 a8 a8 | \break }
d8 d8 d8 d8 | d8 d8 d8 d8 | \bar "|." }
}


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