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- 30 Jun 2022, 03:15
- Forum: Books and Sites
- Topic: Interesting notation alternative
- Replies: 6
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:) Actually, Ravel could have made those measures (and the similar earlier ones) easier to read and learn by including the accidentals when the right hand chords are not under the octave signs, even if this not the French system. I prefer the system used by many of the greats of the past. Forget "ru...
Sure, non-dotted coming right up from the same piece. Note how the slurs are shifted the most for the larger intervals and not much or at all for the smaller ones. From the Mikuli edition published by Schirmer. Of course, there is some inconsistency of the type that one always sees in hand engraving...
Looking across your A and B examples, as the slurs become increasingly vertical, they seem to lose their purpose, which is, after all, describing a horizontal connection between the notes. That is a good description of what happens with very large intervals, although I'm not sure that I agree with ...
- 08 Jun 2022, 12:27
- Forum: Problems and Solutions (Help)
- Topic: solo to tutti question
- Replies: 4
- Views: 371
Do you mean that the solo staves are omitted in the score whenever the soloists are playing with the section? And there are no individual solo parts? I wouldn't do that unless the soloists only play occasionally, which doesn't seem to be the case because you have all together at the top of the score...
- 02 Jun 2022, 01:50
- Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
- Topic: Flat beam question
- Replies: 17
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Actually the 8va was used when the sign was new and composers were concerned about the symbol being understood. Then many publishers gradually eliminated the va as clutter mid-19th century after which the 8 alone became standard. Then the 8va was reintroduced in computer engraving programs. The 8vb ...
- 01 Jun 2022, 13:54
- Forum: Texts&Blogs
- Topic: The biggest scandal in music publishing
- Replies: 27
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Checking against the original edition of K. 1 and 2, the note distribution between the staves is retained in the Gilbert, but much of the centered beaming is eliminated. Does the Fadini retain all the centered beaming?