Yes, I'll do that - just don't have time right now. I agree, many issues do come down to personal preference.wbajzek wrote:. Can you point to examples in that file?
Which scores are those?wbajzek wrote:it turns out that both were engraved by Sylvain Lemay
The beauty of the page is very important to me - maybe it doesn't matter when you're simply listening, but the sheet music itself is an artefact, like a book or a CD cover. Why not make them as pleasing to the eye as possible?jckoto3 wrote:But really, the look of the notes on the page are really not that terribly important compared to the sounds they can produce in skilled hands!
I was prompted to enquire because this is, after all, primarily a guitar site; I wondered if there were some guitar specific reasons for using Lilypond that were unknown to me.jckoto3 wrote:If you're satisfied with the output from Finale (and you already have the program), then there you go.
I was taught to write music by hand and I agree to some extent. For all the many advantages of software based typesetting it is clear that many modern setters have barely enough theoretical knowledge, never mind any practical experience of writing music. This is particularly true in the guitar world and must partly account for the continued lack of a common standard with regard to things like position indications, harmonics etc.jckoto3 wrote:I actually prefer very clearly legible hand calligraphy for scores, but that seems to be a dying art