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Re: small staff massacre

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: small staff massacre
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 00:37:58 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> > > Hmm, I've just had a look into a Henle Urtext edition (violin
> > > concerto No. 3 from Saint-Saƫns, piano score), and there the staff
> > > lines of the smaller violin staff *are* thinner.  But this is from
> > > 2002, and it looks like a computer generated score.  An older
> > > Henle Urtext edition (Beethoven violin sonatas, from 1978) indeed
> > > have equally thick staff lines, but beams are thicker.
> I wonder whether the thinner staff lines in the more recent Henle
> edition are intentional or a side-effect of the used note typesetting
> program...

I'm pretty sure that Lilypond is the only program out there that
adjusts the font blackness for each size. It is very likely that your
newer Henle edition is showing its computerized roots.


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