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answered What font does the Hal Leonard Corporation use for John Williams Musical Scores?

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themusicomposer

Good Morning all, I would like to identify the font that the Hal Leonard Corporation use for John Williams Musical Scores. I am particularly interested in the font that is used for the (1) titles, subtitles, (2) composer name, (3) measure box marking, and (4) song title (above the tempo marking). 

I cannot provide links, because that would be copyright infringement. 

Thank you for your help!

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Abraham Lee

Looks like Palatino for 1 and 2. Not sure about 3 and 4.

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Ralf Herrmann

The others texts are too small to identify the font properly. But I wouldn’t be surprised if its something basic such as Times New Roman. 

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Abraham Lee
On 6/9/2017 at 10:55 AM, Ralf Herrmann said:

The others texts are too small to identify the font properly. But I wouldn’t be surprised if its something basic such as Times New Roman. 

That is very possible. Many music publishers nowadays tend to go with defaults like that. Other common default text fonts are Plantin, Helvetica, and Century Schoolbook.

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Carl Borg

What about the font used in the cover pages for the same John Williams Signature Editions?
Thought it was Century Gothic but the "c"'s don't seem to match up...

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Riccardo Sartori

It looks like some (horizontally stretched?) version of Futura.

Next time, please open a new thread.

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Carl Borg

Thank you very much for your help!
Forgive my ignorance. First time posting here.
 

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