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by Anders Hedelin
18 Jun 2024, 16:19
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: accidental stacking in chords
Replies: 6
Views: 172

Re: accidental stacking in chords

I found something very similar to what both of you, dircknagy and Fred, say, in Gould's Behind Bars, pp. 89-91. I don't know if I have the right to copy it here but I thought I should mention it. An aside: Some seem to want to distance themselves from Gould, declaring that she "is not an author...
by Anders Hedelin
11 Jun 2024, 12:26
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Diminuendo hairpin or accent
Replies: 8
Views: 478

Re: Diminuendo hairpin or accent

A comment on the last post.

If a composer would have written two "dim." shortly after each other, the reader would probably see it as an oversight, or an unnecessary reminder. Two hairpins of the same kind following each other seem to be more intended, interestingly enough.
by Anders Hedelin
11 Jun 2024, 12:16
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Diminuendo hairpin or accent
Replies: 8
Views: 478

Re: Diminuendo hairpin or accent

... this would be a true subito effect that happens the instant the hairpin begins, which is what makes the small diminuendo hairpin correspond to our present accent mark. This subito effect would mostly be the case with individual hairpins. Paired hairpins to show a swell (messa di voce) maybe les...
by Anders Hedelin
24 May 2024, 12:53
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: divisi / non-divisi / unis. question
Replies: 9
Views: 1127

Re: divisi / non-divisi / unis. question

Is the double-stop the same for both sections of the divisi? If so, I would, for the sake of clarity, write the double-stop with double stems, and after that a 'unis.' with single stems. (No bracket needed.)
by Anders Hedelin
05 Apr 2024, 14:50
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Scores in C or transposing?
Replies: 17
Views: 16408

Re: Scores in C or transposing?

Octo, we are all different, with different needs and different inclinations. I'm rather fluent in transposition up to a point, but even if it would be nice to be better at that, as with anything, there are so many other things I'd rather develop as a musician. So, for me, writing scores in C is not ...
by Anders Hedelin
31 Mar 2024, 13:29
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Scores in C or transposing?
Replies: 17
Views: 16408

Re: Scores in C or transposing?

The laziness of this topic equals learning G clef only and expecting everything else outside it to be written in octave (8va). The bass clef is visually transposed G clef, and vice versa. Just learn damn transposition. It is as difficult as learning riding a bike. Octo, why so harsh on us who haven...
by Anders Hedelin
28 Mar 2024, 13:56
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Scores in C or transposing?
Replies: 17
Views: 16408

Re: Scores in C or transposing?

benwiggy wrote: 28 Mar 2024, 08:42 I'm ever thankful that voices aren't transposing instruments...! :lol:
Well, not supposed to be anyway.
by Anders Hedelin
04 Mar 2024, 15:06
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Placement of tuplets
Replies: 12
Views: 9912

Re: Placement of tuplets

Thank you for actually giving me an answer to my question, John! Your explanation of why this rule has become a rule is rather plausible, I think. I still wonder why it has become such a hard rule - at least in some quarters. In the 20th century scores I looked into, there was a number of 'inconsist...
by Anders Hedelin
04 Mar 2024, 14:23
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: Placement of tuplets
Replies: 12
Views: 9912

Re: Placement of tuplets

By the way, with kind help from my client, the publisher, the composer at last agreed that my pragmatic treatment of tuplet indications were quite OK. Or quite good even.

I'm still curious about the origin of 'the hard rule' however.