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Re: Lilypond font design

From: Karl Hammar
Subject: Re: Lilypond font design
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 01:26:22 +0100

> I was wondering if I could start some contribution to the medieval
> notation support via redesigning the fonts that in my opinion don't look
> very good. Especially referring to the mensural notehead style (I think

Is your goal, like Guthenburg, to make a few e's etc, to simulate the
variability of handwriting also?
Would that be possible within lilypond?


Btw, I have found an antiqua font:

which could be useful. The copyright seems to be

  Hope the ghost of Guyot looks good enough for your designs. Have a
  blast with it. If you use it commercially, give something to your
  favourite charity, will ya?

I will try to make it usable within lilypond, though I don't know how to
handle the diftongs or the cases where there is two variant of the same

Is any who knows how to include tex's yfrak frakture fonts?


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