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by bob
05 Dec 2016, 13:02
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues
Replies: 6
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Re: Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues

The spacing is much better, and your use of the more traditional way of handling the stems and rests in polyphonic music looks much better to me. A good way to decide something like this issue is is to browse through a lot of different editions of similar music (Bach's Art of Fugue comes to mind) t...
by bob
04 Dec 2016, 20:20
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues
Replies: 6
Views: 2863

Re: Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues

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The 5 systems are clearer, I'll keep that. I personally just read the notes when I sight read, the full bar rests still seem like noise to me. I'll ask some pianists for some anecdotal evidence. Sorry about not changing the clef yet :P.
by bob
04 Dec 2016, 13:08
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues
Replies: 6
Views: 2863

Re: Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues

It looks very nice. Suggestions: 1. The spacing is a little tight, even for someone like me who likes tight spacing. You might put it on 5 systems. 2. For me, the omission of some of the rests and changes of stem direction actually make it more difficult to discern the voice leading, which in turn ...
by bob
02 Dec 2016, 12:38
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues
Replies: 6
Views: 2863

Pachelbel Magnificat Fugues

I'm typesetting Pachelbel's Magnificat fugues to learn the basics and I hoped I could some feedback: Screenshot from 2016-12-02 13-26-36.png I'm trying to make sight reading easy, so omitting some rests, plenty of accidentals and the upper/lower staves mostly represent the actual notes played by the...