Since the Marching Percussion in Musescore is obviously a bit, strange. I have found someone who was made their own marching percussion instruments. The link will be at the end of discussion and they actually sounds like marching percussion as it's not a snare that sounds too buzzy. The instruments included are Snare Drum, Tenor (Quints/Toms as it has a a single spock) https://musescore.org/en/node/8223
UPDATED CONTEST: I want to see who can write the best snare, tenor, or bass lick. WE ARE NOW ADDING HORN AND WIND MELODIES AND COMPOSITION COMPETITIONS, YOU CAN ALSO ENTER GUARD WORK IF YOU WANT so you can now submit a melody you wrote and it can be judged as well, or a piece of music you wrote. This is just a fun competition to improve yourself, and for me and a few other judges to critique your playing and help everyone get better. You will be judged on Creativity, Execution, and Technical ability, for an overall total of 30 points, the deadline will be October 4th so invite your friends and see what you can do! Comment or message me with any questions you might have. Tell your friends please! We have now added something for everyone to do!
SEND YOUR MELODIES, LICKS, AND COMPOSITIONS TO ME https://www.facebook.com/zane.stackhouse.7
It's always nice to be patriotic, even if your cause is totally - to put it nicely, a little odd. That's why this contest is just for those people. Your mission is to write an anthem about something completely ridiculous and silly. An example anthem is found here: https://musescore.com/user/138756/scores/712246
I will judge 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and others can help to judge provided that they don't enter in the contest.
Thank you and good composing!
P.S. Deadline is September 7th (Labour Day for us North Americans)
-Last Pringle in the Can Anthem by EpicZac404
-The Lunchbell Anthem by 20JPorter
-Anthem to Bellybutton Lint by Chinadoll
Somebody need to write out Bia Bia by Miles
I just got a great idea for a new contest. I've noticed that a lot musescorers, my self included, are huge Lord of the Rings fans. Throughout Tolkein's works, there are dozens of lyrics without written melodies. My contest idea is to adapt a original, creative melody to the lyrics of any song in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. I think I am going to adapt a melody for Tom Bombadill's song.
In an honored tradition, here is the great laugh silly music joke contest. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and honorable mention prizes awarded. Maybe a razzie prize also. Post your jokes here- whether they are inspired, dumb, silly, brilliant, laughable, weird, or pun-filled (when are jokes not allowed? When they are punable by imprisonment). So get your laugh lines in before the deadline (August 31).
feel free to add your own if you know any good or bad (but not dirty) ones
New Contest: Make/or arrange songs using only the Marimba deadline is August 30 th 2015 11:59 P.M. EST
make or arr songs using only the marimba by August 29 2015
THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN STRECTHED!!!!!!
A song that somebody should write is (give me the night) by Talledega.
Official Sewage Crew has added discussion Happy international elephant day!!! to Discussion Group.
August 12 was international elephant day, a holiday devoted to spread awareness for the illegal sale of ivory. Elephants are amazing, very intelligent animals who truly never forget, and yet there are some countries where killing them for their ivory is legal. If you live in one of these countries, please help spread the word about the murder of the elephants and help join the efforts to ban the ivory trade.
Do you know the reality show "Survivor"? If not, it is a show where a group of people go through a serious of insanely difficult challenges and each person gets eliminated one by one until one remains. Well, I'm going to do the same thing, but with music. Each week, me and my fellow host Sean Greenley ( https://musescore.com/user/3418741 ) will give a prompt, and you will have to write an original composition for that prompt. At the end of the week, we will announce who we thought had the best composition... and the worst. The person with the worst composition will be eliminated from the competition. Every week one person will be eliminated until only one remains. They will be crowned the winner of Composition Survivor!! There will be tons of twists and turns and surprises and unexpectednesses cause that's a word along the way. You'll never know what's going to happen. Or if you'll be the next one out. If you choose to join, I wish you the best of luck.
P.S. There are limited lots left, so if you decide you want to compete, join https://musescore.com/groups/compositionsurvivor before it's too late!
The title says it all! The reason the deadline is so soon is because come on, it doesn’t take that long to compose a bad sounding piece, does it? :P Let’s hear the worst music musescore can make!
Enter your own ORIGINAL blues composition! I don't really care what kind of blues it is. It can be rock or sad or really whatever you want. As long as it is in the standard 1-4-5 blues progression. I can't wait to hear your pieces! Good Luck!
(And why July 3rd? I have no idea. I just chose a random date. :D)
I want a new narwhals song.
Make music and put the words under it and don't cuss
Hey! Im looking for someone to arrange original song "The Hymn of Axciom" by Vienne Teng for solo marimba (4 mallets). If anyone is interested just comment! thanks!
Tell me if u like my new song i posted u guys!
This includes contests just ended as well as some that don't have deadlines yet. Here is a list I compiled. Make corrections or add a new contest as you see fit (but don't have a fit, just have fun)
100 note contest: ???when was the deadline and who won??
Phone Ringtone Contest: July 22 (who won??)
Soundfont Contest: Aug 9 (Yow, that is tomorrow!!)
Worst Sounding Orchestra Piece Ever: August 15 (coming up soon!)
Marimba contest: Aug 30
Extinct Bird contest: Aug 30
Musical Joke contest: Aug 31
Narwhal Song Contest: Aug 31
Lord of Rings Challenge: Sept 1
Scales contest: Sept 30
Halloween Contest: Oct 31
Silly Take-off contest: Nov 31
Crazy Challenge: no deadline for now
Depstep Challenge: no deadline for now
think there may be a "face melting" music contest somewhere going on?
This is possibly the most crazy insane impossible challenge for musescore, but I am attempting it and you should try too. If we fail, wjatever! We had fun, right?
THE CHALLENGE:Write dubstep on MuseScore.
Yep. It’s definitely going to be hard. But I am trying. With many synths, pitchbends, and weirdly high/low notes. I am trying. I hope you do too. No deadline, just try. Please post your work here and in the group. If you manage to come up with something that sounds good, cookie to you. Please give updates on your work. Thanks for reading this!
I recently heard a terrific waltz on musescore and so now have the idea of yet another contest, can not have too many, ending July 31.
Any waltz style is fine, multiple compositions are fine, just needs to be an original waltz. Can be a wild and crazy waltz or a serious waltz. Just post your music to the laugh silly group to enter. As always, the administrator will provide a lengthy comment including appropriate "bravos" and whatever suggestions that come to mind, if any. All members are encouraged to provide comments as well. First, second, third, and honorable mention prizes will be awarded. This contest as all of them are just fun contests, not meant to hurt anyone's feelings or make anyone feel like a 'loser'. Everyone who creates music is a winner and anyone who enters is an even bigger winner in my music book (well, I don't really have a book, just an expression). Enough jibberjabber.
Here is an idea for a contest. Come up with your own amusing and silly take-off on a song or melody and post it here for this contest. Personally, I was thinking along the lines of Spike Jones' wonderful take-offs on popular tunes or you can think of Weird Al doing the same sort of thing, or PDQ Bach, or some other musical jokester. Or better yet, do your own uniquely original hilarious take-off. There have already be several terrific posts to this site in this laughable vein by a number of members, just to name one for instance some of the amazing tunes of BarryP. Several others have come up with their own great ideas for contest and maybe this is kind of spin-off, combining some of those ideas. The deadline for submissions is Nov 31 (yeah, I know). Hope to hear your entry soon. What the world needs now is more laughs, more and more sweet laughs. What do you way, music lovers?
I Feel like composing some music for my band but dont know what song it should be but i know i want it kinda short any suggestions