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Re: Clef change

From: Erik Sandberg
Subject: Re: Clef change
Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 16:36:26 +0200
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On Sunday 02 May 2004 16.16, Werner LEMBERG wrote:
> > BTW, the same goes for multivoice-rest-position2.  It's not 100%
> > obvious (to me at least) that it really is a bug; I can imagine that
> > the coders could be more motivated to fix the problem if you've done
> > some research that shows that your suggestion is common practise.
> It's quite difficult to find a real example quickly (except my own
> work :-).  Well, take `Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, Teil I' (Henle 14,
> engraved 1950 I think) and look at Fuga XVIII (BWV 863).  In bar 4,
> the eighth rests in the left hand are lower than in bar 39 or 40.
> Similar typesetting can be found in Fuga XX.  The general idea is that
> rests of a voice in a multi-voice staff should follow the melody.
> An even better example is from Robert Schumann, Klavierwerke IV
> (Breitkopf 2620, engraved at least before 130 years), Humoreske, page
> 24f (`Mit einigem Pomp'), left hand -- I'm quite sure that this must
> look similar in all other editions of the Humoreske.  Again, the idea
> is that the rests roughly follow the voice's vertical position.


> PS: I don't have a scanner (yet), so I can't provide images.

Not needed IMO, the important thing is that there _exists_ a good source. I 
added notes that your two bug reports are verified as The Way It Should Be 
Done In Well-Engraved Scores. It makes an important difference in priority, 
compared to people who simply complain that they think something doesn't look 


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