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by bophead
14 Sep 2023, 04:55
Forum: Notation Rules and Standards
Topic: PPP
Replies: 16
Views: 19461

Re: PPP

Can anyone translate the **) footnote in John's top image? It looks like it's saying something about ppp but Google Translate on my phone isn't too happy with it. I missed it, Fred. There it is in the Türk. I believe it says something to the effect that when a greater degree of softnesss is require...
by bophead
12 Mar 2023, 02:51
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Yet some other engraving videos
Replies: 3
Views: 11901

Yet some other engraving videos

From the media archive of "Technisches Museum Wien" (in German):

https://www.mediathek.at/katalogsuche/s ... cbe73b73fd

There is also an accompanying PDF linked at the bottom of the description.
by bophead
13 Mar 2022, 20:24
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines
Replies: 7
Views: 15375

Re: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines

This one has beautiful text typography and rather basic movable type notation. https://archive.org/details/catechismofmusic00pinn/page/n3/mode/2up?view=theater Someone was bored in class LOL https://archive.org/details/catechismofmusic00pinn/page/n7/mode/2up?view=theater I had never seen a quarter r...
by bophead
13 Mar 2022, 20:12
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines
Replies: 7
Views: 15375

Re: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines

So some of you may know I collect style guides and books on notation Got this one already? ;) https://archive.org/details/elementsnotatio00mclagoog/page/n4/mode/2up?view=theater I realized there are quite a few different movable music typefaces, but I think the one in this book is the one I have co...
by bophead
13 Mar 2022, 19:50
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines
Replies: 7
Views: 15375

Re: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines

I think it was this one from 1908 with a nice art nouveau cover: https://archive.org/details/dieornamentikder00beys/mode/2up I had seen a lot of song books, hymn books and tons of banjo schools on the internet archive set in movable type and had thought that technology was only usable for simpler ta...
by bophead
13 Mar 2022, 16:59
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines
Replies: 7
Views: 15375

Re: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines

Congratulation, I like old books from the 19th century because of their clear typography. BTW there is a better scan (signé aussi par M. Lussy) from Brigham Young University https://archive.org/details/histoiredelanota00davi/mode/2up Looking through the pages I was wondering if the staff examples we...
by bophead
10 Mar 2022, 20:31
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: “Portraits in Beams and Barlines: Critical Music Editing and the Art of Notation”
Replies: 12
Views: 22402

Re: “Portraits in Beams and Barlines: Critical Music Editing and the Art of Notation”

To be honest, I did not read this article myself. I stumbled upon it while looking for something else on ACADEMIA and after a quick scan of the first pages I thought it might interest someone here so I posted the link. I am a fan of a simple and clear way of expressing things as well. Maybe too many...
by bophead
09 Mar 2022, 13:49
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: “Portraits in Beams and Barlines: Critical Music Editing and the Art of Notation”
Replies: 12
Views: 22402

“Portraits in Beams and Barlines: Critical Music Editing and the Art of Notation”

Just stumbled upon this, might be of interest for someone.

https://www.academia.edu/33614433/Portr ... f_Notation

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