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by jrethorst
30 Jan 2020, 03:51
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation
Replies: 4
Views: 1599

Re: Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation

Aside from books specifically on modern music, is there a more general notation reference for classical guitar? Gould's "Behind Bars" has 20 pages on the instrument, which is nice. I've heard of standard notation reference books from Read and from Ross -- do they have anything specific to guitar? Ar...
by jrethorst
29 Nov 2019, 19:20
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation
Replies: 4
Views: 1599

Re: Looking for guidelines on modern guitar music notation

+1. Lunn's "Extended Techniques" is a dissertation; free PDF available at http://robertlunncomposer.com/Extended_ ... Guitar.pdf.

John R.
by jrethorst
12 Nov 2019, 16:36
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: HBengraver
Replies: 3
Views: 1573

Re: HBengraver

The group https://groups.io/g/wordperfectmac has two free Sheepshaver installs. Both are complete packages, ready to run. One, "WPMacApp", needs MacOS 10.10; the other, "SheepShaver-WP", needs 10.4. Both include a copy of the WordPerfect word processor, but you can ignore or delete that.

John R.
by jrethorst
20 Aug 2018, 02:43
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Notation software user reviews
Replies: 1
Views: 1713

Notation software user reviews

Not a lot of surprises, but the numbers are interesting.

https://composerstoolbox.com/2018/06/25 ... r-reviews/

John R.
by jrethorst
29 May 2018, 15:57
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Berklee guide to music notation
Replies: 1
Views: 2759

Berklee guide to music notation

Has anyone encountered this, written by Mark McGrain, published 1966? The emphasis on the theory of notation is interesting. Archive.org has a PDF:

https://archive.org/details/musicnotation00mark
by jrethorst
26 May 2018, 16:44
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: HB Music Engraver
Replies: 4
Views: 3274

Re: HB Music Engraver

It would be nice to find a web site showcasing old notation programs with examples of interface and output. Professional Composer / Composer's Mosaic. Igor Engraver, Personal Composer, Amadeus / Vivaldi. http://www.acadiau.ca/~gcallon/www/others.htm has others.
by jrethorst
26 May 2018, 16:38
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: HB Music Engraver
Replies: 4
Views: 3274

Re: HB Music Engraver

As an aside, Thorlaksson's arrangements are not too well-regarded by guitarists.
by jrethorst
03 May 2018, 17:21
Forum: News
Topic: Notat.io database
Replies: 5
Views: 4753

Re: Notat.io database

Sure.
by jrethorst
27 Apr 2018, 03:15
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Other comments on notation
Replies: 5
Views: 4856

Other comments on notation

This web site is impressive for the care and high quality with which its contributors notate music. Sometimes when we strive this hard, a little comic relief is in order. Here's another notation site, with plenty of illustrations, that may offer this: https://www.facebook.com/groups/165495723984913/...