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GuitarTuna

This is a nice app. I use it to tune my guitar. It’s very helpful as accurate. This app also has options to tune other instruments like a violin. And for I think $10, you can get these little fun guitar chord related games, that help teach you the guitar.

Overall, great app. And I highly recommend it.

Plz help!

I just started playing alto sax last week for a summer program and I think all in all it’s an easy instrument to start off on (maybe because I have been playing clarinet for 3 years). But I am still struggling with holding it. It’s very heavy and sometimes my thumb is swollen from holding it. My friend who has been playing alto sax for 4 years says my sax is bigger than hers. I’m sure its alto because my music teacher gave it to me and I can’t switch it out for a different one. Does anyone have any tips on how to hold the sax? Thxxx and I appreciate it- Flutinetist ^~^

How do I make a stem "cross staff" on piano?

The notes I have here are, not in that order: C right below the treble clef, D on the treble clef again, G on the treble clef and another G, an octave below, still on the treble clef. I'd like this lower G to be on the bass staff and the stem to extend.

And I can't figure out how to do that. I have looked online for the best part of three hours and still cannot figure out. And no, I won't use voices. How do I do that?

How do I write an arpeggio spanning several staves (piano)?

Question is in the subject, really. Unless my English fails me _again_ and those are not staves I'm talking about.

Anyway, I have a series of 5 notes, three of which are in the bass clef and the two others in the treble clef; and they are meant to be played as an arpeggio.

I have input the scores separately on both staves, at the same beat, but I do not see how I can make the arpeggio extend from the bass clef to the treble clef, or the reverse. I have tried shortcuts which I thought were obvious (for instance, selecting the arpeggio sign and pressing Ctrl plus up or down arrow) but no luck.

How do I do this?

Playing LOUDER

What are some techniques to playing LOUDER, I always seem to play too quiet. I'm in middle school band, and I want to impact the band more. I need to stand out while I'm playing rather than just conducting- be a good influence for my band (I'm the drum major and I suck XD)

Departing from MuseScore

Hey guys! Trolol here. It's been awhile. Not sure how many of the older guys from, say 2011-2015 are still on here (I've seen TPenguinLTG still posting somewhat), but I'm glad to see this place is still goin even after Mae's departure. :)

Unfortunately it is time to make my departure from this site as well. I have moved on to bigger and busier life in the music world. All my scores have been removed cuz I'll be getting rid of my pro subscription soon, but fortunately I will be compiling all my finished original work in one big score as a kind of playlist.

I want to say Thank You, to the MuseScore community, not just ya'll in this group, but as a whole. When I originally started on this site as a 13 year old (Goin on to 20!) I never could have expected such an experience. The community as a whole was very supportive of young musicians and aspiring composers. As a youngster back then, there was a lot I learned on here by conversing with fellow composers and my age on here, as well as the older, more seasoned musicians who were always willing to offer critiques and advice to my music.

I have had a blast on here getting to know all the high schooler composers from back then. I remember always being hyped for the next piece from most of the guys/gals I made friends with on here. The All-That-Is-Fantasy Discussion kept me coming back DAILY to this group; it was so much fun. Collaborating with Aaron David, Tony McCahill, Sean Greenley, and ..V.. were some of the greatest experiences I've had as a young composer.

[V, aka Evan, unfortunately passed away almost a year ago, losing his battle with chronic depression. I didn't find out till a few months ago since he disappeared in the spring of last year and I heard nothing since. He was probably the closest online friend I had on here, and will be deeply missed. :( ]

Again, I do plan on compiling all my finished, original works that I had on here in a big score kinda thing similar to Mollymawk did, as kind of an archive for my older music. Might take some time cuz I'm busy with other musical things. I also intend on making an official website for my music, since over the years things I got super disorganized on here and elsewhere xD

I'll be back soon enough with my archive. But again, thank you everyone for the great times on here. I'm glad that I was able to partake in it, and I'm honored and humbled that I made an impact with my music for some of you. And for the newer guys and gals; sorry I havent been able to get to know yall, but I do encourage thatyou continue to kick it here! It's a great community, and while it was wayyy more active on here 5 years ago or so, you can still have a good time, hear and post some awesome music and make some lasting connections.

Thanks everyone!

-Conner
(aka trolol3000)

Hello

I’m Ryan. I’m a gay person. I’ve been in the same relationship with my spouse now for six years. I’m a self trained musician, with 25 years of experience in piano. I’m currently working on my knowledge in musical theory. Gotta give a big thanks to MuseScore for enabling me to explore the world of musical notation, arrangement, and composition. Looking foreword to hearing some of your talents and creativity. I’m excited to learn new tricks and musical phrasing's! 🤗🇨🇦

Copyright infringement concern

There has been some concern about copyright infringement here lately and I thought of my song cycle which I recently embellished with photos of the poet (Emily Dickinson) that were taken in the 1860s. One such - https://musescore.com/user/29586932/scores/5611797 
I now fear the possibility that someone "owns" these. Could this be possible?
If so, that is a problem. I recently tried to get permission from  publisher to use words from an early 20th century poet and I never received a reply in 5 weeks. I would not even know how to find out who would have rights to these old photos, let alone expect a reply. 
Do you have any knowledge of this?

Importantly, I would like to know if there is a problem, will I be forewarned or is my music just yanked out like an old molar?