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by Anders Hedelin
12 Oct 2018, 18:20
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Hairpin left edge vs. accidentals
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Hairpin left edge vs. accidentals

I think that your reply would be more useful as a general advice, John. I seem to have developed some habits of my own, depending on how I want the music performed. My idiosyncrasies are something like this: About the start of a decrescendo hairpin, I think the 'normal' execution is to let the note ...
by Anders Hedelin
11 Oct 2018, 12:44
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Hairpin left edge vs. accidentals
Replies: 7
Views: 244

Re: Hairpin left edge vs. accidentals

If the three notes stand alone (as a motive), the hairpin could start even a little later, after the first notehead. Possibly it could also end a little earlier, at the beginning of the last notehead.
by Anders Hedelin
07 Oct 2018, 09:57
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: tied quavers everywhere!
Replies: 66
Views: 13152

Re: tied quavers everywhere!

Isn't it wonderful that musical notation is a living thing and open to interpretation?! A further complication is that one must take context into account to interpret all musical symbols... If musical notation were as unambiguous as a fool-proof manual, some of us, at least, would be out of work. O...
by Anders Hedelin
04 Oct 2018, 07:13
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: tied quavers everywhere!
Replies: 66
Views: 13152

Re: tied quavers everywhere!

No problem with that, Schonbergian! It seems difficult to create a new, simple and easily understood symbol that would be significantly more useful than the ten. Even if also the latter could be misunderstood. John suggested the creation of a new symbol for a mild marcato, and going back to letting ...
by Anders Hedelin
01 Oct 2018, 20:57
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: tied quavers everywhere!
Replies: 66
Views: 13152

Re: tied quavers everywhere!

Perhaps the lines in the previous post would look better, or cleaner, without hooks. And possibly less piano-centered. I might actually have seen something similar to this before, but, if so, it has completely slipped my mind where.
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by Anders Hedelin
01 Oct 2018, 19:55
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: tied quavers everywhere!
Replies: 66
Views: 13152

Re: tied quavers everywhere!

It seems that no one has yet taken up the challenge to create a new tenuto marking (not on this thread at least). Here's a first, brave attempt, in analogy with pedal markings on the piano: tenuto.jpg The difficult thing would be to have any new symbol generally accepted. Well, this is one try. Plea...
by Anders Hedelin
29 Sep 2018, 10:41
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: The shape of the crotchet rest
Replies: 6
Views: 231

Re: The shape of the crotchet rest

John Ruggero wrote:
28 Sep 2018, 22:56
Almost anything seems to be acceptable, as long as it is easily distinguishable from an eighth rest. The reverse eighth rest as a quarter rest was thus doomed from the start.
Just out of curiosity, how come that this strange reverse rest was ever used?
by Anders Hedelin
29 Sep 2018, 10:26
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: New to engraving...am I on the right track?
Replies: 24
Views: 1802

Re: New to engraving...am I on the right track?

My opinion FWIW is that the avoidable unfamiliar is more likely to lead to errors than the familiar, hence my preference for ‘normal’ hyphenation in English. In English the lack of inflection and the way multiple roots affect spelling might be quite confusing if split oddly. Fischer-Dieskau was usu...
by Anders Hedelin
29 Sep 2018, 10:20
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: New to engraving...am I on the right track?
Replies: 24
Views: 1802

Re: New to engraving...am I on the right track?

This post was meant to be deleted by me. Sorry.
by Anders Hedelin
28 Sep 2018, 11:55
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Composers vs Engravers: Stems and Slurs part 10
Replies: 7
Views: 692

Re: Composers vs Engravers: Stems and Slurs part 10

Thanks, John, for your extensive analysis! I have some objections, though. Maybe the beginning of the slur in your first example is not that important, but I think that the careful continuation is (as you pointed out yourself). I know this is a forum for notation mainly, but surely notation has many...