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#1 adultpianist

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Posted 24 November 2019 - 22:12

Is it possible to get music scores that are made in larger print for people who have difficulty seeing normal print scores?  You can get large print books but I wonder if you can get large print music scores


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#2 thara96

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Posted 24 November 2019 - 22:23

Have you visited a music shop? They can help.
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#3 zwhe

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Posted 24 November 2019 - 22:27

Have you visited a music shop? They can help.

I doubt that very much - most shops only sell a few of the most popular books!

The RNIB have resorces, including music, in large print.


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Posted 25 November 2019 - 01:02

RNIB could have something, otherwise scanning into a notation programme and selectively enlarging would probably be the best bet. Not ideal but better than nothing.

Lighting makes a difference so maybe using a tablet computer to display the music could help.

A link here to the RNIB regarding this issue. https://www.rnib.org...-stave-notation
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#5 Gran'piano

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 05:49

This is a fantastic link. An Aladin's cave of information on the difficulty of reading scores for anyone with even minor visual problems. Thank you so much for putting it in.
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Posted 25 November 2019 - 08:30

I got a book of piano standards in large print for my dad. It was one of only a very few there seemed to be.
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Posted 25 November 2019 - 09:43

RNIB could have something, otherwise scanning into a notation programme and selectively enlarging would probably be the best bet. Not ideal but better than nothing.

Lighting makes a difference so maybe using a tablet computer to display the music could help.

A link here to the RNIB regarding this issue. https://www.rnib.org...-stave-notation

I've taken the liberty of putting a link to this post into two other threads which deal with the subject of adult learners and their possible visual difficulties.


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Posted 25 November 2019 - 12:13

A link here to the RNIB regarding this issue. https://www.rnib.org...-stave-notation

I've taken the liberty of putting a link to this post into two other threads which deal with the subject of adult learners and their possible visual difficulties.
Thank you. That was very thoughtful of you. I expect there are many people who struggle with reading standard size scores. Hopefully they will find something useful from the link.
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