Scenario 1: Score is near perfect and there is nothing much to improve.
1. Praise user
2. Tell why you like it
Scenario 2: Generally well done, but with some insignificant errors.
1. Praise user
2. Point out errors
3. Give solutions
4. Name areas that are good
Scenario 3: You dislike the score due to certain reason.
1. Acknowledge the user's effort
2. Point out problems, give constructive criticism
3. Give solutions to improve
4. Describe the overall
5. Encourage user by naming an area which is well done.
Hope this helps you decide what to comment and give help to users. Remember, we are here to learn from one another, so do not be mean.
Scenario 1: Score is near perfect and there is nothing much to improve.
Hi, I have seen a few topics like this one but none of them solved my problem so here it is : since the musescore 3 update, there are some font that I used in musescore 2 that aren't available in the font select screen... They just don't appear !
If you want to see for yourself, some of these fonts are :
- New Super Mario Font U https://www.dafont.com/new-super-mario-font-u.font
- Raider Crusader https://www.dafont.com/search.php?q=raider+crusader
- American Kestrel https://www.dafont.com/american-kestrel.font
Recently, Musescore.com users have noticed an increase in the number of scores blocked on the website. This is due to the requests of the copyright holders who own and control the rights to these songs. We fully understand your frustration and inconvenience, and we would like to tell you a few words about our attitude towards the situation and what we are doing to fix it.
Back in 2017, when Ultimate Guitar acquired Musescore, it was questionable whether Musescore was going to be allowed to continue its operations. Copyright holders, music trade associations and governments were aggressively working to shut down the website entirely.
However, because Ultimate Guitar had decades of experience in solving such problems and strong working relationships with right holders, it was confident that it could solve this problem. Ultimate Guitar created the concept of licensing tabs and felt that it could also solve the problem of licensing sheet music. Twenty years ago, right holders and governments were able to shut down almost every other guitar tab website, but Ultimate Guitar and its founder were able to accomplish something that was impossible - to make thousands of deals with songwriters and publishers to legalize Ultimate Guitar. Thanks to Ultimate Guitar, the guitar tablature market has become fully digital with every subsequent website following the model created by Ultimate Guitar.
After Ultimate Guitar acquired Musescore, we faced the necessity to once again negotiate license agreements with songwriters and music publishers. For the right holders, the market of scores is even more complex than the market of guitar tabs; there are many players who make money on score sales and are not ready to distribute them in an ad-supported model.
The current sheet music market has a simple model: either sell scores by the piece or grant access by subscription. This is why ad-supported access to scores often causes misunderstanding and rejection from the copyright owners. It’s just too innovative for the current market.
There are quite a lot of right holders and all of them have different attitudes towards the licensing of these rights. In some cases, it causes certain difficulties. Example: at this point, we have no right to publish scores related to certain popular films and some songs by a few major rock stars. There is one main reason for this, songwriters and publishers expect to be fairly paid for their songs, rewarded economically. Musescore must respect their position.
Right now we are actively negotiating with right holders, and we have made great progress. We have already reached agreements with almost 1500 music publishers, including almost all of the major music publishers, and every day we are working on licensing more content.
The biggest obstacle we have faced so far is our goal to keep the content free for download. We tried to find various solutions to this problem, but unfortunately, all options related to the free distribution of content are problematic for the copyright holders and artists. It’s the main reason for scores to get blocked.
This is why from now on the option to download scores in any format is no longer free.
We, as a company, strongly promote and support the open digital world and the free distribution of information. But we also respect the right of the artists for their work and livelihood. Without songwriters and artists, there is no music.
Why do we have to take this step? First of all, it will bring us closer to the model to which the current market is accustomed. At the same time, we will still have very flexible conditions for working with content. For example, the fact that we are the only ones who give access to digital files, which was and still is our most popular "feature".
Among other things, this step will reduce the amount of plagiarism and unfair downloads of your scores on the website.
We will continue to work with the right holders, and try to achieve more favorable license terms and hope that the current state of things will not be final.
This step will allow us to speed up the negotiation process and keep your work safe. We also hope to unblock the scores that have been blocked from the website earlier.
Author's original works and compositions from Public Domain
At the moment, unfortunately, we do not have a trustworthy tool to distinguish songs under copyright from songs available for distribution. It's a big problem we're working on. The value of our product lies in such scores and the authors of this content are very important for us. The current situation promises to be a major boost for development. We made a lot of effort recently to improve the catalog/listing of the website. We will now focus on working with independent authors and users who work with Public Domain music. We will release updates in the near future that will allow to open original scores to everyone.
We ask you to be patient with this process. Most likely we will need a lot of help from the community in order to be able to move forward and contribute to the free distribution of digital music in every way possible.
This group is meant as a gathering place for aficionados of Zappa and other related groups. Share transcriptions. Share arrangements. Talk about mustaches (and other stuff). Try to share new stuff (just make sure it's really good). Don't get hurt.
Approved people to share transcriptions/arrangements of (subject to change):
Frank Zappa, Dweezil Zappa, Steve Vai, George Duke, Captain Beefheart, and Jean-Luc Ponty.
Why on earth are there little scroll bars under each thumbnail on my profile page? Scrolling them (for what it's worth) brings up blank space.
this looks fishy. If this is truly a bot group I'd recommend stopping this kind of thing before it is unleashed full scale and create a time lock after an account is created for posting discussions and creating groups.
Maybe also some sort of confirmation system when creating an account like CAPTCHA? Can bots get past that?
So the intent for making scored downloading a pro feature is to protect copyright of creators, correct? The thing is, even with downloading being disabled, you can still just copy the notes that appear on the screen into musescore, without having to download the piece. So doesn't this just make the new feature irrelevant?
This has been going on for a couple weeks now, when the notification feature started out I could click on the hyperlink under the bell, and after clicking it redirected me to the exact comment of the notification. Recently comment notifications that are from a discussion with more than one page of comments do not lead to the comment, instead just the first page of the discussion. I don't know when this changed, but it is a huge nuisance to have to dig through a 9 page discussion in order to find a comment directed to myself. I wouldn't be complaining about this if my dashboard worked, but for weeks and weeks my dashboard has failed to show all the recent comments, only showing about 1 in 5 of every comment I get. it would be nice to see the hyperlinks redirect straight to the comment I am getting notified for, as it was earlier when the feature was new, and also I'd like to see my dashboard fixed again.
Also I have encountered these problems on Safari and Chrome on my Macbook pro and my windows, respectfully.
I want to do a new arrangement for my Jazz Band, and I'm looking at (who else?) Snarky Puppy. I looking at Bardis, Skate U, Tarova, Quarter Master, Semente, Young Stuff, and Xavi. Which should I do?
Hi! Some of you may recognize me, I've been involved with jazz and MuseScore education online forever, but for whatever reason, it only just occurred to me to turn here for music to play :-).
I direct a big band of adult amateur musicians. We have a library full of the typical charts by Nestico, Mantooth, etc. I figure some people here have probably created some really great music for conventional (5+4+4+4) big band instrumentation and spent time getting the part to look and all so they are all ready to print and perform, but don't have access to a big band. If that's you, hit me up! If your music is for that format and the parts are in good readable shape, we'd love to try them out! Respond here with links - whether your own music or others' you think we should check out. My band isn't the Basie band and won't sound like that :-), but I'm happy to make a recording of us doing our best!
This isn't a competition, although who knows, maybe some day we'll organize one.
I don't really care, but if you guys want to, sure. Just say whether you want to or not, if I can get five 'wants' with no 'no wants' it'll start. Also, if it happens, the competition will start on a different discussion. (The rules will be there too.) *If the group gets 200 discussions before all of the 'yeses' and 'no's, the competition will not start and this advertisement will be deleted.
Hey, free advertisement to a few members I guess
For those who don't know, I'm one of the admins for this group. The original owner of this group got their account terminated and the group ownership was given to a different user, @EthanHarris. When he got ownership of this group, he knew almost nothing about jazz and needed some help with running the group and teaching other non-jazz users in this group the different concept of jazz theory. I volunteered to help him with that, so he granted me admin permissions. I proceeded to write out two lessons on the discussions here before life caused me to completely abandon the lessons and leave this group stranded.
Hopefully within the next couple of days, I'm gonna start trying to revive these lessons as either a weekly or bi-weekly thing here. I will still be keeping the old lessons available, but every week or two, I'll be adding a lesson to a new discussion that I'll add once the first new lesson comes out next week. The lessons will most likely be a pdf I will write out discussing whatever topic that lesson focuses on.
I plan on rewriting the first lessons I did here, but of course afterwards I'll need to figure out what the next topics should be. Any suggestions on what topics I should cover in these lessons would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you all and take care of yourselves.
Hope yall enjoy them, I am quite proud of them though.
I've never touched a violin, viola or a cello, let alone played one. However, there are some emotions that can only be conveyed through their sound. That's why I made this piece.
It is a tribute to my deceased grandfather and was made on the same day of his death. Hope you enjoy it.
You should be able to completely delete comments on your own score(s) so the avatar of the comment-er does not show and there won't be tons of those "this comment has been deleted" stuff and then that will result in a cleaner score page without all of those "this comment have been deleted" things everywhere.
Please help me how to add picture to file