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by bophead
13 Mar 2022, 20:24
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Histoire de la Notation Musicale Depuis ses Origines
Replies: 7
Views: 810

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: 810

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: 810

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: 810

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: 1649

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: 1649

“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

In case you do not have an ACADEMIA account you can log in via Google account if you have the latter.
by bophead
02 Mar 2022, 15:06
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: Pictures of music typewriters
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Re: Pictures of music typewriters

Fred G. Unn wrote:
02 Mar 2022, 15:00
The Keaton Music Typewriter is really cool too.
Very interesting concept.
by bophead
02 Mar 2022, 14:36
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: History of an East Berlin engraving workshop
Replies: 11
Views: 1238

Re: History of an East Berlin engraving workshop

bophead wrote:
02 Mar 2022, 12:54
I did not know Germany has so many museums covering the craft of printing.
More pictures from Leipzig’s Museum der Druckkunst:

https://slidetodoc.com/techniken-des-mu ... museum-fr/
by bophead
02 Mar 2022, 13:36
Forum: Books and Sites
Topic: History of an East Berlin engraving workshop
Replies: 11
Views: 1238

Re: History of an East Berlin engraving workshop

The origin of Schott Music in Mainz (another case for Google translate)

https://mugemir.de/erthal19/instrumente-verlag