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Re: unusual Alto Clef

From: plutek-infinity
Subject: Re: unusual Alto Clef
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2008 13:16:23 -0400

>From: David Bobroff <address@hidden>
>I've posted a slightly clearer copy of such a clef to issue 693.  For 
>what it's worth, my memory tells me that this style of C clef is to be 
>found in French publications.  I certainly remember seeing it in 
>trombone parts of French pieces and this example comes from the Ravel 
>Concerto for left hand (1st trombone part).
>Jonathan Kulp wrote:
>> I can't seem to find a better image of this clef in the materials I have 
>> on hand or on an internet search.  I got it originally from a .pdf file 
>> downloaded from the International Music Score Library Project.  It'd be 
>> better to have an original paper score in hand for scanning at high res. 
>>  If no one can come up with one in a day or two I'll talk to our 
>> orchestra conductor and see if he might have some examples in his library.
>> Jon
>> Werner LEMBERG wrote:
>>> Well, your version differs heavily from what the scanned image shows.
>>> However, to create a good glyph shape, we probably need better scans
>>> of probably larger clefs.  Anyone who could provide that, probably
>>> adding it to

i've added a couple more -- as a bassoonist, i see this clef quite a bit in 
french repertoire. Leduc no longer uses it, though, favouring the modern style 
currently implemented in lilypond.



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