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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by Paul » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:31 am

Aaron wrote:Actually, I just found out that MuseScore is already able to do grace note chords! You can create it by selecting the note head of a single grace note. Next, build a chord by using SHIFT + [letter name of note] to add the new note(s).
Very good!
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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by Paul » Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:44 am

By the way, after reading through the standard notation practice which I posted a link for here viewtopic.php?f=101&t=51621&view=unread#p559706 , it seems that creating three slurs between the chords is not advised, so all the effort for creating these slurs in Lilypond was unnecessary.

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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by Aaron » Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:11 pm

Fair enough, although I'm not so convinced. I think the slurs in this case are more effective. One should always be hesitant to go against the rules, but the rules are not their to be dogmatic either, they are guidelines. The goal is whatever is the best communication.

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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by cedartop » Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:28 pm

cpierce wrote:Before you BUY music software, I suggest that you tryout MuseScore It is FREE and it is great!
Thanks for the recommendation. I tried it and it works just great!
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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by 2handband » Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:35 pm

I've been using Musesore mostly. I have Guitar Pro as well and it's still a better tab editor but Musescore is better at everything else and closing the tab gap quickly.

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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by David Gutowski » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:24 am

I found an inexpensive item for composing music called Composer Template from LongBeachMusic.com for under $20.00 from Amazon...it's great and comes with 50 pages of staff paper-just make copies and you have endless supply. It's easy to use and helped me understand and appreciate music composition.

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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by pogmoor » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:34 pm

David Gutowski wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:24 am
I found an inexpensive item for composing music called Composer Template...
Hmm - not sure it qualifies as notation software :?
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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by David Gutowski » Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:06 am

pogmoor wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:34 pm
David Gutowski wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:24 am
I found an inexpensive item for composing music called Composer Template...
Hmm - not sure it qualifies as notation software :?
It's not software at all, just a plastic template to trace notes and musical notations on staff paper...very simple way to write music...it's better than writing music out by hand-much neater and uniform.

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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by Rick Beauregard » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:41 pm

Hello Writers and music aalyzers

I found this helpful software tool AUDIOTIMELINER for analyzing the over-all (AABBCC) structure of a piece of music. I find this useful when getting ready to learn or memorize a piece, or just for fun to analyze particularly complex pieces. You can easily create a bubble diagram of the score while listening to a mp3 file and see the underlying structure.

Search Gurgle: audiotimeliner. And it is shareware, i.e. free.

Here's an example of a bubble diagram for In dia de Noviembre with all the repeats:
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Re: Sheet music notation software

Post by larryguitar » Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:42 pm

I use StaffPad on my 28" Surface Studio and I think it is an awesome program. StaffPad is only $70 but you do need a computer that allows for stylus input, like the Surface Pro line from Microsoft, reasonably priced, or the Surface Studio, expensive.

I write in most of the pieces that I'm working on and I use the program as a virtual partner for my duet work. I think StaffPad has helped me a lot and I don't regret sending the money on this setup.

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