The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by liuscorne » 03 Nov 2017, 16:10

Stravinsky again, 1927. Bass clef looks kind of sad, though.
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by John Ruggero » 03 Nov 2017, 22:00

Bartok:
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by OCTO » 08 Nov 2017, 00:09

liuscorne wrote:
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Stravinsky again, 1927. Bass clef looks kind of sad, though.
Love this one. "Piano" is almost ready for font creation.
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by John Ruggero » 10 Nov 2017, 14:27

Handel. Both forms are found in Messiah:
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by John Ruggero » 11 Nov 2017, 17:31

Prokofiev:
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by John Ruggero » 12 Nov 2017, 02:56

Berlioz:
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Arensky:
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by OCTO » 12 Nov 2017, 06:59

Arensky, wow!
I am wondering how it would look to create a font based on one of these, as Arensky, and use it in Finale/Sibelius...
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by John Ruggero » 12 Nov 2017, 15:14

I agree, OCTO. So far, Arensky seems to be the winner. But one also notices that there is no correlation between the beauty of the handwriting and the quality of the music.
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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by erelievonen » 12 Nov 2017, 15:54

John Ruggero wrote:
12 Nov 2017, 15:14
I agree, OCTO. So far, Arensky seems to be the winner. But one also notices that there is no correlation between the beauty of the handwriting and the quality of the music.
"The better the handwriting, the better the composer."
Or not.

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Re: The treble clef as handwritten by great composers

Post by OCTO » 12 Nov 2017, 20:47

erelievonen wrote:
12 Nov 2017, 15:54
John Ruggero wrote:
12 Nov 2017, 15:14
I agree, OCTO. So far, Arensky seems to be the winner. But one also notices that there is no correlation between the beauty of the handwriting and the quality of the music.
"The better the handwriting, the better the composer."
Or not.
I think John means the quality of notation practice, not beauty of lines and curves.
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