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This is musixtex-fonts version 2.0 packaged 2023-01-11.
It contains all of the font-related files for MusiXTeX,
including both the original metafont sources and Type 1
versions by Takanori Uchiyama, and the specialized frenchtab
and MuseJazzText fonts that have been moved from the
musixtex packasge.

The main author of MusiXTeX was Daniel Taupin, who died
in a climbing accident in 2003; other authors credited in
the MusiXTeX manual are Andreas Egler and Ross Mitchell.
MusiXTeX is now being maintained by

Don Simons dsimons(at)roadrunner(dot)com
Hiroaki Morimoto CQX05646(at)nifty(dot)com
Bob Tennent rdt(at)cs(dot)queensu(dot)ca

musixtex-fonts-install.{pdf,tex} is a more-detailed version
of the following instructions:

To install (on TDS-compliant TeX systems):

 + download "tex-archive"/install/fonts/musixtex-fonts.tds.zip where
    the preferred URL for "tex-archive" is http://mirror.ctan.org

 +  unzip the archive at the root of a texmf tree and, if necessary,
    update the filename database; e.g., texhash texmf.

 +  update the relevant font-map files; e.g., append

       MixedMap musix.map

    to the relevant updmap.cfg, and execute updmap-sys or updmap-user.

Documentation for musixtex-fonts is installed under 


The font file frenchtab.pfb is derived from mscoreTab.ttf
by Maurizio M. Gavioli. It was obtained from


and is licensed under the SIL Open Font Licence, 
Version 1.1; the text may be found in the doc directory.

The font file MuseJazzText.pfb is derived from MuseJazzText.otf
by Torsten Hämmerle and Abraham Lee. It was obtained from


and is licensed under the SIL Open Font Licence,  
Version 1.1; the text may be found in the doc directory.

The font file feta20.pfb is Copyright (C) 1997--2022 Han-Wen Nienhuys 
<hanwen@xs4all.nl> and is licensed under the SIL Open Font Licence.

Additional documentation, additional add-on packages, and many examples
of MusiXTeX typesetting may be found at the Werner Icking Music Archive


Support for users of MusiXTeX and related software may be obtained via
the MusiXTeX mail list at


MusiXTeX may be freely copied, duplicated and used in conformance to the
GNU General Public License (Version 2, 1991, see included file gpl.txt).

This CTAN distribution is maintained by Bob Tennent

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (5.8M).

musixtex-fonts – Fonts used by Musix

These are fonts for use with Musix; they are provided both as original source, and as converted Adobe Type 1.

The bundle renders the older (Type 1 fonts only) bundle musixtex-t1fonts obsolete.

Version 2023-01-11
LicensesGNU General Public License
MaintainerBob Tennent
Takanori Uchiyama
Daniel Taupin (deceased)
TDS archivemusixtex-fonts.tds.zip
Contained inTeX Live as musixtex-fonts
MiKTeX as musixtex-fonts
TopicsOTF Font
Font Type1
MF Font
Music Font
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