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by benwiggy
12 Apr 2016, 08:55
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Clef design comparision
Replies: 102
Views: 69752

Re: Clef design comparision

It's got right-angles! ;-)
by benwiggy
12 Apr 2016, 08:54
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Font SEBASTIANO
Replies: 19
Views: 13183

Re: Font SEBASTIANO

If you look at the Sebastiano page, it starts by saying it's a development of an existing open-source font on github. There's a link thee.
by benwiggy
12 Apr 2016, 08:50
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Fonts for Dynamic
Replies: 8
Views: 5896

Re: Fonts for Dynamic

Here's a sample of the p.

I've found the m in Maestro. Weirdly, the TrueType and PostScript versions have them in different places.
by benwiggy
12 Apr 2016, 08:22
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Fonts for Dynamic
Replies: 8
Views: 5896

Re: Fonts for Dynamic

My dislike is for the diagonal ligature stroke that runs the full distance of the x-height. It's confusing as it mimics the similar lines made by letterforms themselves. It may have been used traditionally, but I still don't like it! ;-) Sadly, Maestro doesn't seem to have an 'm' so you can spell ou...
by benwiggy
11 Apr 2016, 20:11
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Clef design comparision
Replies: 102
Views: 69752

Re: Clef design comparision

I much prefer the 'T'-shape Alto clef in Knut's Menuet example. There are also some K-shaped ones.
by benwiggy
11 Apr 2016, 19:47
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Fonts for Dynamic
Replies: 8
Views: 5896

Fonts for Dynamic

I enclose a PDF of my thoughts on typefaces for dynamics. Let me know what you think. It shows a variety of music fonts, and my commentary on them, as well as text fonts that could be used as an alternative.
by benwiggy
11 Apr 2016, 19:45
Forum: Type and Font Design
Topic: Font SEBASTIANO
Replies: 19
Views: 13183

Re: Font SEBASTIANO

I use the original Sebastian font for its figured bass numerals, which are very nice.