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by DatOrganistTho
19 Jan 2016, 18:10
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: Strange notation in Ravel
Replies: 33
Views: 18621

Re: Strange notation in Ravel

Here's the last to systems of the 4th song in Ravel's Cinq mélodies populaires grecques: Cinq mélodies populaires grecques IV.jpg Apart from the unclear notation in the piano, 4th measure, my real question is with the 6th measure, piano, left hand. This seems to me like an overly complex, if not un...
by DatOrganistTho
19 Jan 2016, 17:51
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Engravers vs Composers: Stem Direction 2
Replies: 22
Views: 12786

Re: Engravers vs Composers: Stem Direction 2

I wouldn't have thought twice about what Beethoven was doing, but this is interesting and I'm willing to revisit it again. When it comes to manuscripts, it is far more important to composers to get the idea on the paper FIRST before observing any rules of notation. I can't find a single composer who...
by DatOrganistTho
19 Jan 2016, 17:40
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Engraving Lyrics in a Sacred Setting
Replies: 6
Views: 4963

Engraving Lyrics in a Sacred Setting

In a cursory glance through various sources, it becomes clear that Lyrics aligned to a melody are to be centered underneath unless that lyric occupies a melisma, in which case it is left-aligned. Some cases can be shifted around depending on the length of the word. However, I have not heard much com...