Visual Music Font Comparison

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Re: RE: Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by OCTO » 22 Jun 2016, 17:26

John Ruggero wrote:OCTO, do you mean that it is available at IMSLP? Or that it is available published by publishers other than Universal? Or that Universal now publishers it without a copyright notice?
It is available at IMSLP. The piece seems to be written before 1923.

However, I think that the whole point of Jan's tool is to represent various musical fonts, and I enjoy it very much. I am not so much concerned by the exactness in engraving adjustments.
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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by DatOrganistTho » 22 Jun 2016, 17:56

Lets be careful, as a point of clarification, that "fair-use" refers to works under current copyright, whereas "public domain" refers to works which are unrestricted in their copyright access.
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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by DatOrganistTho » 22 Jun 2016, 18:01

I believe your Emmentaler font is not updated to the most current iteration. It seems to be an iteration before 2.16/18 where they updated and tweaked many things in the font scheme (most notable, the change in the G clef)
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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by John Ruggero » 22 Jun 2016, 18:48

OCTO, have you actually downloaded the Berg from at IMSLP?

As I said, it is "blocked" here at IMSLP. When I try to download it from IMSLP, all I get are blank pages. And this is explained at:

http://imslpforums.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1992
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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by jan » 22 Jun 2016, 22:28

John, I don't know if IMSLP offers different outputs to different worldwide locations, but when I try to download the Berg score here in Germany it works fine (click on "Complete score" on http://imslp.org/wiki/4_St%C3%BCcke,_Op.5_(Berg,_Alban) ) . No empty pages. It also says "Public Domain" on the page.

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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by jan » 22 Jun 2016, 22:32

DatOrganistTho, thanks for the notice ! Yes, the Emmentaler seems to be an older version: 2.12.2. I will update it.

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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by John Ruggero » 23 Jun 2016, 00:09

Thanks, Jan. It's very strange. I normally use Safari which has never given me issues in downloading from IMSLP, but I continue to get blank pages as in previous attempts to download this work this year. But with Firefox there is no issue. I was finally able to download it.

So thankfully, IMSLP considers this work to be in public domain.
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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by jrethorst » 23 Jun 2016, 03:53

Posts here have used "awesome" and "amazing" to describe your comparison facility.

I concur completely. Really nice!
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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by jan » 23 Jun 2016, 13:49

Thanks a lot for all your comments - especially John's: every constructive feedback helps to improve a product.

If you like to support the JW Lua project(s) for Finale, you can donate to Jari Williamson (http://www.finaletips.nu/index.php/down ... ns-for-mac). As MakeMusic doesn't support third party plugin development from new developers anymore, only Jari can fill the gap with his own development kit that still gets support from MM.

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Re: Visual Music Font Comparison

Post by jan » 21 Jul 2016, 07:50

If anyone is interested in more background info on the music font comparison, Robert Puff from the OF NOTE blog published an article I wrote on music font integration in Finale:
http://www.rpmseattle.com/of_note/behin ... nd-studio/

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