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by OCTO
18 Feb 2024, 19:00
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Fermata question
Replies: 6
Views: 575

Re: Fermata question

Two quarter rests seems clearer to me. I'm pretty sure Arnstein would have done it that way since he wanted exact correspondence of fermatas between all the parts including within cues. Exactly. The fermata is precisely on the second beat, starting and finishing there. There is no fermata on the fi...
by OCTO
02 Feb 2024, 12:55
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Another Mozart Centered Beam
Replies: 16
Views: 1560

Re: Another Mozart Centered Beam

Question on the source: why the printed version you attached doesn't show the two triplets in beat 4, left-hand, of both bars, and in beat 2, right-hand? The passing notes that create the triplets appear to have been added later throughout the piece. Most editors have felt that this was probably an...
by OCTO
30 Jan 2024, 23:46
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: glissando question (text vs no-text)
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Re: glissando question (text vs no-text)

In his "Birds and Bells", Bent Sørensen uses both with and without gliss. There is also the overtone gliss, which must have that indication. Still, there is no exact consensus, but if your music is "advanced" enough, you can specify gliss. on the beginning and later omit it. Othe...
by OCTO
29 Jan 2024, 22:47
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: glissando question (text vs no-text)
Replies: 6
Views: 369

Re: glissando question (text vs no-text)

Portamento is rarely notated in strings since it is considered as an expression. Nobody knows what Mahler wanted in his last movement of the last symphony. There are both recordings of glissando and portamento. In my music I use gliss. for all instruments since there are too many lines around... :) ...
by OCTO
28 Jan 2024, 18:33
Forum: Digital Notation Tools
Topic: Finale Quartertones
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Finale Quartertones

Here is a solution for quartertones in Finale, using arrows to represent quarter tone alterations. 1. Install the font, the fan file, and copy Finale Scripts for the accidentals in the scripts' folder. 2. In Document Settings, use Maestroquartertones as the font for accidentals, and under Accidental...
by OCTO
23 Jan 2024, 23:21
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Enharmonic symbol
Replies: 27
Views: 348463

Re: Enharmonic symbol

JJP wrote: 19 Jan 2024, 05:49
John Ruggero wrote: 18 Jan 2024, 13:15 From the music engravers' Hippocratic oath: "First, do no harm."
I thought it was “do no enharm.”
King! I nearly fell off my chair laughing...
by OCTO
15 Jan 2024, 20:11
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: has anyone ever heard of "Daniels Instrumentation Standard"?
Replies: 8
Views: 89202

Re: has anyone ever heard of "Daniels Instrumentation Standard"?

MichelRE wrote: 10 Jan 2024, 05:14 the instrumentation MUST be written in the "Daniels Instrumentation Standard". I'd never heard of it before,
Is he a forum member?
by OCTO
15 Jan 2024, 20:02
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Enharmonic symbol
Replies: 27
Views: 348463

Re: Enharmonic symbol

Personally, I would add - nothing. Db and C# are totally normal notes.
by OCTO
29 Dec 2023, 00:34
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Music notation Facebook page
Replies: 11
Views: 44016

Re: Music notation Facebook page

I would rather wait here one week for the correct answer, than to get a "help" at Music Engraving Tips in one minute.
by OCTO
26 Dec 2023, 12:04
Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
Topic: I am really having problems with this slurs
Replies: 9
Views: 120054

Re: I am really having problems with this slurs

Thank you MalteM, I like your solution with kneed beam the most. I will try this, the first one with the slur outside of the stems.

EDIT: by the way, where to put the hairpins? In the middle is possible, yet, not ideally.