The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by odod » 24 Dec 2017, 12:04

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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by John Ruggero » 24 Dec 2017, 12:52

Thanks, odod. And Merry Christmas to you and all of the Notat.io family!
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by jan » 27 Dec 2017, 10:20

Odod, this really looks great!

AFAIK the only font that comes close to this handwritten look is Max Keenlyside's "Rodgers & Hammerstein" font (Download: http://www.maxpiano.ca/Handwritten.zip ). But R&H doesn't look so elegant, it's more the handwritten Broadway scores style that it tries to imitate.
The text font ("Magnus") is probably identical though.

There were two threads on Facebook's Music Engraving Tips recently about "beauty or not beauty" of handwritten fonts in typeset music.
Your font is definitely an enrichment.

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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by John Ruggero » 27 Dec 2017, 17:11

I agree completely with jan. odod's new font is an instant classic, and I want to buy a copy as soon as it is available for Finale.
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by worldwideweary » 17 Feb 2018, 09:43

First post with a simple treble finding (Couperin):
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P.S. Thanks for the contributed discussions on the forums. They're nice perusing material now and again.

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