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by AlanPerrin
15 Jan 2021, 18:40
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)

If there is no way to notate an idea in standard notation, then I say go for it, but explain carefully what you want. Otherwise, why re-invent the wheel? I totally agree. If each composer finds a solution to an individual problem, performers will have to learn the new notation system for each work.
by AlanPerrin
15 Jan 2021, 18:16
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)

AlanPerrin, your initial post was about "to achieve more distinct notation" - I understood that you want to notate something (even Beethoven) in 'illustrator' to achieve this goal. You would be correct. I was interested in seeing what people were doing. I imagine there are a myriad of different mus...
by AlanPerrin
12 Jan 2021, 15:16
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)

Actually, it is not the standard notation. It is not me who defines it, but it is defined by the music engraving standards found in numerous books of the standard notation practices. These books are written by scholars in the field of music notation. There are numerous dissertations and thesis on t...
by AlanPerrin
11 Jan 2021, 12:07
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)

I know that Jacques Zafra ( https://jacqueszafra.wixsite.com/composer ) uses Adobe Illustrator for making all parts of his scores: zafra_forpiccolo.jpg And for anyone interested he even has a few videos (in spanish) in a playlist about using Illustrator: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdhLOLMk81Q&...
by AlanPerrin
10 Jan 2021, 14:18
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)

I know that Jacques Zafra ( https://jacqueszafra.wixsite.com/composer ) uses Adobe Illustrator for making all parts of his scores: zafra_forpiccolo.jpg And for anyone interested he even has a few videos (in spanish) in a playlist about using Illustrator: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdhLOLMk81Q&l...
by AlanPerrin
23 Dec 2020, 12:40
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Scalable Vector Graphics (inkscape, illustrator)

With the emphasis on applications and software such as Sibelius, Finale, lilypond, etc. I have found in my notational practice a move more towards using Adobe Illustrator to achieve more distinct notation. Does anyone else here use what could be seen as more unconventional tools for digital notation...