> I would like to offer you my congratulations on the program. I have
> long resisted musical typesetting but you have opened the door to it
> for me.
> The only problem I have is that you do not seem to realize that there
> are numerous occasions where composers need to break rules: not have a
> time signature for example, or not be beholden to the rest in a
> putative new bar for entering something.
> Secondly, it does not do cross rhythms partly because of the tyranny
> of the time signature. It will not allow intelligent re-spacing such
> as is commonplace in Chopin, for example.
> And it will permit chords; but not, say, (in a 6/8 measure) allow a 2
> voice accompanying chord with stem pointing down, value dotted
> crotchet, against three quavers above (the melody) with stems pointing
> up. So Mendelssohn would have had problems.
> I am having to find work-arounds and change my notational procedures
> for these issues.
> And if I write a fugue in 4 parts - as I hope - well I will just have
> to write it on 4 staves as Bach used to! And learn to read it thus!
> Your comments welcome!