"A Music Notation Primer "- The Art of Music Calligraphy. By Glen Rose
This book shows how to write the symbols of music by hand. A guide for music copyist's and calligraphers. it was a standards text in university orchestration/composition classes before notation software took over. The book is written entirely in hand script, with pen stroke directions given in large examples showing how to draw all of the music symbols.
Here are the reviews:
“...an invaluable aid to anyone entering the field of music preparation.”
John Williams - Motion Picture Composer, “Jaws” and “Star Wars”
“...this book should be in every arrangers or composer’s ‘copyist briefcase’.”
Sammy Nestico - Composer and Arranger for Count Basie.