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by qanunji
26 Oct 2017, 16:29
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers
Replies: 44
Views: 10925

Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

I like the Debussy clef, so elegant.
by qanunji
19 Jan 2017, 09:33
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Unorthodox stem direction
Replies: 16
Views: 5086

Re: Unorthodox stem direction

I would repeat that syllable, according to the phrasing:
o---o-------o
by qanunji
31 Dec 2016, 12:08
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Text fonts in musical scores
Replies: 24
Views: 10234

Re: Text fonts in musical scores

mmm, the link dosn't work anymore
by qanunji
28 Dec 2016, 21:01
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Text fonts in musical scores
Replies: 24
Views: 10234

Re: Text fonts in musical scores

Jan, just saying thanks for your hard work
by qanunji
08 Dec 2016, 06:28
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Unorthodox stem direction
Replies: 16
Views: 5086

Re: Unorthodox stem direction

OCTO wrote: Slurs in your example should exactly lead a musician to not break notes with melism - as a violinist for example - and that represents chanting more exact than without slurs.
Ha ha, our players default is not to break anything ;)
Maybe instead of slurs i nead pauses :)
by qanunji
08 Dec 2016, 06:24
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Unorthodox stem direction
Replies: 16
Views: 5086

Re: Unorthodox stem direction

While I agree with you qanunji concerning the melism and slurs, the purpose of notation is communication. And since you communicate in so called the Western style, the way of notation should be in accordance to its rules. I have been working with Balkan folklore music and as well the Byzantine chan...
by qanunji
07 Dec 2016, 16:23
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Unorthodox stem direction
Replies: 16
Views: 5086

Re: Unorthodox stem direction

Single direction stemming isn't _so_ unorthodox. Many composers/publishers have done it for the exact reason you say. No one, especially the musician reading/performing this, is going to look at this and say, "What was qanunji thinking?!? A couple of those steps are OBVIOUSLY in the wrong direction...
by qanunji
07 Dec 2016, 11:30
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Unorthodox stem direction
Replies: 16
Views: 5086

Unorthodox stem direction

Hi,
I'll appreciate your opinions in this context :
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In my opinion, it gives more space for the lyrics, and shows better the curve of the melody.
by qanunji
02 Dec 2016, 17:07
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: Key signature tweaking
Replies: 7
Views: 3207

Re: Key signature tweaking

The space between accidentals in a key signature can be adjusted in the Document Options, but only globally. To have different space between individual accidentals is not possible within Finale's settings. The desired look might be accomplished by modifying the font itself (by giving different acci...
by qanunji
02 Dec 2016, 08:18
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: Key signature tweaking
Replies: 7
Views: 3207

Re: Key signature tweaking

OCTO wrote:Do you use the Custom time signatures, or how did you enter them?
yes