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by OCTO
11 Oct 2015, 06:02
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: How to Write for PERCUSSION by Samuel Z. Solomon
Replies: 8
Views: 5487

Re: How to Write for PERCUSSION by Samuel Z. Solomon

Alexander, thank you very much for that comment.
It will be ordered now!
by OCTO
10 Oct 2015, 18:35
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: How to Write for PERCUSSION by Samuel Z. Solomon
Replies: 8
Views: 5487

How to Write for PERCUSSION by Samuel Z. Solomon

...a comprehensive text that clearly explains and simplifies all issues that percussionists and composers face with respect to each other. Written from a percussionist's perspective, it examines the behind-the-scenes processes to uncover all the tools the composer needs to comfortably create innova...
by OCTO
10 Oct 2015, 18:26
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Clef design comparision
Replies: 102
Views: 32575

Re: Clef design comparision

It looks much better for my eyes.
I think that some width should be added on :t but remaining the boldness... Possible?
by OCTO
10 Oct 2015, 08:05
Forum: Manual Notation
Topic: Pencil engraving - scores
Replies: 8
Views: 6438

Re: Pencil engraving - scores

Thanks Fred and John. If you would do it manually, the page above, how would calculating process look like? If we want to extend these :1 and compress somewhere else, what would be the ratio and how can it be done (by rastering???...)? What I do is following: I know what is the smallest distance bet...
by OCTO
09 Oct 2015, 13:07
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: Simplify notes
Replies: 8
Views: 5199

Re: Simplify notes

Yes, "idem" stops before the next note, while trill continues.
by OCTO
09 Oct 2015, 06:49
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Clef design comparision
Replies: 102
Views: 32575

Re: Clef design comparision

Sorry, it is hard to elaborate in any language: I don't have the proper knowledge of that terms! :) Screen shot 2015-10-09 at 8.39.47 AM.png I will "describe" like this: The red and orange lines are to expressive. Particularly it is true for the orange. In my opinion they take to much force comparin...
by OCTO
09 Oct 2015, 06:37
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: BW-balance
Replies: 9
Views: 4366

BW-balance

For a longer time I have tried to define why some score looks good and another doesn’t. I come up with a term “BW-balance” (black/white-balance). What I mean about it is the following: 1. If we look at page of a score, catching the whole page at once, harmonious look of that page occurs in a correct...
by OCTO
09 Oct 2015, 06:08
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Behind Bars
Replies: 17
Views: 8503

Re: Behind Bars

John Ruggero wrote:OCTO, Do you think they would send me a free copy if I agree to review it extensively for this forum? Maybe if I take back my comment about the title? (-:
I wanted to contact EG if she would join us here, so why not?
by OCTO
09 Oct 2015, 06:06
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: Simplify notes
Replies: 8
Views: 5199

Re: Simplify notes

Agree! The trill with appoggiatura is a much better solution.
by OCTO
09 Oct 2015, 06:02
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Clef design comparision
Replies: 102
Views: 32575

Re: Clef design comparision

I have never seen a treble clef that I have loved without reservation, and Fred's group is no exception. Is it possible that the symbol is simply impossible to make beautiful? I totally agree. I think that Sonata and Engraver has the most balanced shape. Both are in my opinion a bit small. Knut, wh...