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by jrethorst
20 Aug 2018, 02:43
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Notation software user reviews
Replies: 1
Views: 188

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: 686

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: 741

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: 741

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: 1110

Re: Notat.io database

Sure.
by jrethorst
27 Apr 2018, 03:15
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Other comments on notation
Replies: 5
Views: 1297

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/...
by jrethorst
27 Feb 2018, 03:54
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: So what is generally considered the best all-around Beethoven piano sonatas edition?
Replies: 14
Views: 2857

Re: So what is generally considered the best all-around Beethoven piano sonatas edition?

I remember an enlightening conversation I had with my theory professor. I asked him about a detail in one of the sonatas; he replied that he'd look at it, since he didn't know that sonata well, since he didn't play it -- because his wife did. As academics and practicing musicians they had split the ...
by jrethorst
02 Jan 2018, 02:32
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Most popular engraving programs?
Replies: 12
Views: 2720

Re: Most popular engraving programs?

I think you're right -- I've gotten the idea that Encore is popular in South America, especially Brazil. My interest is more in total numbers. I don't know where we could get those.