Bärenreiter Urtext (English version)

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Re: Bärenreiter Urtext (English version)

Post by OCTO » 03 Oct 2019, 07:05

Schonbergian wrote:
02 Oct 2019, 23:33
The slurs are the giveaway. The note spacing is too good (not saying much) to be Sibelius, I can't imagine them using MuseScore, and it's definitely not LilyPond.
I think all programs can be forced to listen to a good editor/engraver. I have managed to get quite good results with MuseScore. But I guess it is no-no for Bärenreiter.
I believe this is Finale.
And yes, slurs are definitely not good. Reminds me of Sibelius (default).
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Re: Bärenreiter Urtext (English version)

Post by Schonbergian » 03 Oct 2019, 12:04

I agree that MuseScore has basically surpassed Finale's default output. My comment was more that Baerenreiter would probably balk at using an open-source program and go with something commercial.

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Re: Bärenreiter Urtext (English version)

Post by John Ruggero » 03 Oct 2019, 14:06

Here are two slur examples from the Baerenreiter op. 54.
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White space killers, and they don't mesh with the beams. Has the engraver never seen well-engraved music of the past? Or is the engraver in a hurry? Is there no one left at Baerenreiter who has an eye for music engraving? Have plate engravers ever been consulted by designers of software? Many questions.
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