My current Sibelius slur settings

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My current Sibelius slur settings

Post by OCTO » 13 Jan 2018, 19:29

Here are my current Sibelius slur settings. I have somehow tried to mimic SCORE.
Let me know what you think.
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Re: My current Sibelius slur settings

Post by Schonbergian » 13 Jan 2018, 19:43

Is SCORE really a good model, though? I've always regarded its slurs, with their constant weight and taper regardless of length, to be the ugliest part of its output.

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Re: My current Sibelius slur settings

Post by OCTO » 13 Jan 2018, 19:48

:) :) :)
Depends who has engraved... Some good scores have remarkable beautiful slurs in SCORE.

By the way, I have the same feeling for Sibelius. The default setting is truly miserable.
What I tried to mimic is the flatness and boldness of SCORE.
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Re: My current Sibelius slur settings

Post by odod » 15 Jan 2018, 06:30

dear OCTO,

i agree with your opinion. I once know a guy named John Greschak who was able to mimic exactly like SCORE output on FINALE,

here's the example.
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Re: My current Sibelius slur settings

Post by Schonbergian » 15 Jan 2018, 21:02

I just can't get my head around those ties, though. They're way too far from the noteheads to be pleasing to my eye.

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Re: My current Sibelius slur settings

Post by OCTO » 16 Jan 2018, 09:40

There are no so many slurs there.
To mimic SCORE there should be adjusted numerous settings, not only fonts. The example above is quite pretty, though.
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Re: My current Sibelius slur settings

Post by John Ruggero » 23 Jan 2018, 23:45

The proof is in the pudding, OCTO. Could you post an example? I am interested to compare them with the Dorico slurs with which I am presently involved.
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