Guest Post - "How to Be Creative with a Cliché Chord Progression"
Newzik is a sheet music reading app that surprised me in its depth of features and ease of use.
I recently tried the Pro version of ScoreCloud music notation software. Here are my findings.
As part of the music notation software survey, I collected comments from 16 MuseScore users, 5 Lilypond users, and 5 Dorico users.
As part of the music notation software survey, I collected comments from 48 Finale users and 74 Sibelius users.
The golden ratio - an aesthetic found in numerous places in visual art and nature, has been eluding many artists from ancient history to the present, and today it finds its place in sound design as well.
I’m a terrible activist. I make art instead. Perhaps that is the best way for me to make an impact.
Hi All, In a response to my post Stylistic Pluralism Within a Composition, composer Scott Barton reached out to me to share his album Stylistic Alchemies. Frankly, it's some of the type of music I wish I were writing. I think you'll really enjoy it--check it out! http://www.ravellorecords.com/catalog/rr7990/ Best, Dan
Hi All, I have a guest post up on the MGRMusic.com website about a basic guitar exercise that I still use day-in and day-out. Here is the link: https://mgrmusic.com/exercise-that-builds-strength-stamina-and-accuracy/ Enjoy! Dan
Here is a PDF version of a checklist for making parts once a piece is finished.
The findings from the music notation software survey are in!
String bending and ear training go hand in hand.
ScoreCloud is a music notation software that notates your music in real-time.
Hartford Opera Theater's New in November series will be running again! This is a score call for up to 6 composers to have their operas staged and performed.
Steinberg's Dorico music notation software has had its version 2 released!
Thank you to the over 150 respondents who submitted the Music Notation Software Survey!
Please take the survey if you haven't already, and spread the word!
An investigation into what stylistic pluralism is in music.
Just as a reminder, please complete this music notation software survey if you use music notation software!