Also, the practice of lining up objects mathematically, therefore creating blank spaces in complex scores, has a long history. The clef change in the Glock is creating the space at the end of the violins. However, opening almost any page of a Mahler Symphony score will reveal exactly the same practice. Here's an example among about 10,000!
Claude Lapalme - Conductor, Arranger, Orchestrator
Music Director @ Red Deer Symphony Orchestra
Artistic Director @ Rosa Barocca