Disable ligatures for an instrument


Is it possible to disable ligatures for an instrument, especially a singer?

In general, singers’ scores do not have ligatures.

You’ll have to split the beaming manually, I’m afraid.

Some European publishers continue to beam to syllables, but ‘generally’, many publishers beam to the rhythm (as for instruments), and have done so for many decades.

Beaming to syllables is very antiquated, and not usually recommended. (There have been lots of discussions on this.)

As a singer, I’d much rather have the extra information that beaming to the rhythm provides.

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