publishers' "house style" manuals

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I, too, would be really interested in that :)
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OCTO wrote: 24 Jun 2024, 13:16 I have Boosey, if interested.
I'm also interested in seeing this. Thank you!
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And then maybe someone can create a tool to compare in columns all the "parameters" in these manuals. :)
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Oh now that is a cool project!
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what I see in common is they look better in SCORE :D
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odod wrote: 02 Jul 2024, 07:01 what I see in common is they look better in SCORE :D
I agree with you, but I wonder if that is because only serious engravers still use it. In other words it may be the expertise of the person using the software rather than the software itself. Still, it's amazing that such a great result is accomplished with software from almost 50 years ago (see the recent critical edition of Ives' Fourth Symphony) and even more amazing that no-one seems capable of reproducing that today.

BTW, I have also seen some not-so-great engraving done with SCORE. I could give examples, but i won't...
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John Ruggero wrote: 01 Jul 2024, 16:36 And then maybe someone can create a tool to compare in columns all the "parameters" in these manuals. :)
Or - set up templates that cover each house style!
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hautbois baryton wrote: 02 Jul 2024, 15:27
John Ruggero wrote: 01 Jul 2024, 16:36 And then maybe someone can create a tool to compare in columns all the "parameters" in these manuals. :)
Or - set up templates that cover each house style!
And including all fonts and in all formats (Finale, Sibelius, Dorico).
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