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by OCTO
27 Jun 2018, 09:06
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: How best to show alternative words for singer?
Replies: 5
Views: 354

Re: How best to show alternative words for singer?

As benwiggy said above, I think that the ossia text should just go italic. In my opinion it is the clearest option.
by OCTO
27 Jun 2018, 07:19
Forum: News
Topic: Notat.io database
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: Notat.io database

The new section is open. Feel free to post documents there!
by OCTO
27 Jun 2018, 03:47
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: A modern looking score in 2018?
Replies: 52
Views: 2919

Re: A modern looking score in 2018?

A wonderful engraving odod! This is one of the few caprices I never performed, I didn't have patience, yet I could play the fast octaves on the next pahes. Igenious music...

About sans, ok, how about to change ALL fonts into sans? I mean all...
by OCTO
25 Jun 2018, 07:26
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: A modern looking score in 2018?
Replies: 52
Views: 2919

Re: A modern looking score in 2018?

Here is an example of exclusively using sans, pay attention how larger font is used to compensate the lack of attention. Thus it makes less sense in music spacing, both the vertical and horizontal. The piano symbol :piano appears in some cases as a circle, almost as harmonics or other effect symbol....
by OCTO
23 Jun 2018, 09:01
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: A modern looking score in 2018?
Replies: 52
Views: 2919

Re: A modern looking score in 2018?

I come to the conclusion that this is not the right place to search advice for this very particular task and I prefer to stop asking about this. I would like to thank you all for the thoughts you shared and the next time I will try to find a theme more appropriate to this great forum. I think that ...
by OCTO
21 Jun 2018, 06:59
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: A modern looking score in 2018?
Replies: 52
Views: 2919

Re: A modern looking score in 2018?

Simply said, a good serif font is in a harmony with musical environment. That being said, the unanswered question is, does such a “sans serif” design exist for music that maintains that cohesiveness with a nice sans serif text font? I am not sure if any quality sans-serif musical font does exist (y...
by OCTO
20 Jun 2018, 19:01
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: A modern looking score in 2018?
Replies: 52
Views: 2919

Re: A modern looking score in 2018?

Agree completely with odod, John and David. Again concerning sans serif: it is true that sans serif is used for, for instance, road signs or naming pharmaceuticals. It is because they are like informational objects that need a high attention, which differs from the rest of the environment. So sans i...
by OCTO
19 Jun 2018, 08:07
Forum: Engraving Commentaries
Topic: A modern looking score in 2018?
Replies: 52
Views: 2919

Re: A modern looking score in 2018?

Welcome to the forum! Indeed many interesting questions you propose, and it is more than easy to answer. If there was an easy and simply solution, we would have many great scores and great engravers; it is indeed hard to achieve the "ideal". Yes, the fonts developed, but what I can notice, all impro...
by OCTO
16 Jun 2018, 19:18
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: [puzzle] Two voices in one staff
Replies: 37
Views: 8695

Re: [puzzle] Two voices in one staff

You both have the same clef, but in different software. Looks like old SCORE (or Vienna, Wolfgang, Scorlatti), what is yours?

Schneider, do you break the tie directly in LP?
by OCTO
14 Jun 2018, 14:52
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: [puzzle] Two voices in one staff
Replies: 37
Views: 8695

Re: [puzzle] Two voices in one staff

Schneider wrote:
14 Jun 2018, 11:46
Or with a down tie :
Looks nice. I would perhaps put the slur above.
What is the software?