Ugly slurs

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RMK
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Ugly slurs

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Check out this excerpt from John Adams' Hallelujah Junction, most likely engraved with SCORE.

https://twitter.com/ElizaMcCarthy_1/sta ... 88770?s=20

Have you ever seen uglier slurs?

(Actually, I have: see the same composer's Gnarly Buttons).

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David Ward
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Heavens! Even to me (and I'm less fussy about looks than many - most? - on this forum) they look - er - not nice.
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That is atrocious. I wonder if that was "insisted" on by the composer... Part of me thinks that it was, because a principled engraver would never let that slide.... "but the house always wins."
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RMK wrote:
24 Feb 2021, 14:22
most likely engraved with SCORE.
If a good engraver can get decent results from any software, then the opposite is also true!

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