https://musescore.com/howard_c_/tchaikovsky_1812_overture, the title, composer, instrument names, tempos and stave texts are all written in High Tower Text, but it was changed to another font which looks really dumb. I wonder why this happened, and can this be fixed? Because some time ago Georgia had the same problem but now it seems to be fixed. I suppose many other fonts have the same problem as well...
Love the app!!
1. Once I press play, the top banner needs to disappear — it shouldn’t require action on my part
2. I want my scores first when I open the app— not recommendations for bohemian rhapsody for the nth time
3. Notifications right now show up as “undefined”
Thank you and keep it up as we give developers feedback to improve!!
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 ^~^
alto is better
A friend and I are seniors in high school and we have a band. I play alto saxophone and he plays drum set. We have played at basketball games, in school concerts, and background music at various school events. Our next (and possibly last) performance is going to be at our graduation, so obviously we want it to be our best performance yet. Our problem is we cannot seem to find a good song/songs to play. We are looking for something fast, upbeat, and fun. Somewhere between 3 to 15 minutes would be perfect. Some of the songs we have played before include: Shipping Up To Boston, Megalovania, Blue (Da Ba Dee), 300 Violin Orchestra, Harder Better Faster Stronger, Eye Of The Tiger, ect. Hopefully that gives you a good idea of the type of music we enjoy playing.
Any song suggestions would be very helpful. Also, if you have any other places I could post this question please let me know. Thanks in advance for any suggestions anyone gives.
The local music store here, Groth Music (Also the biggest music store in Minnesota) has three different professional tenor sax models for sale, at least that’s what shows on their website. If they have more, I’ll look into it. For now, I just want to know if there are opinions.
The options are:
Selmer Paris Professional Model 54JU Tenor Saxophone
Selmer Paris Professional Model 84 Tenor Saxophone
Yamaha YTS-82ZII Custom Z Tenor Saxophone
Btw, I’m leaning towards the Custom Z because I want one with black lacquer so I can look cool at school :P
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.
So me and my friends were bored and decided to make a play about the Boxcar Children. It's supposed to be a musical, except we only have two songs and a poorly written overture (which is my fault)
If you could be so kind as to whip up a couple of songs (it doesn't matter whether it's instrumental or has lyrics, as long as it goes with the story, we'd appreciate it) We are just performing this for fun, so only our parents will see it, and we're just two families, so...yeah. You'll still receive all credit for the song.
Here's the summary if you haven't read it yet:
(Also, I can't call this off, or my sister will get a little mad and my friends will be disappointed after all they've done :P)
Hello! I am trying to add muted cymbal crashes to my marching cymbal part but there is no sound in MDL for this. Would I be able to add it myself or is this simply not possible? Sorry, I'm not very savvy with this program.
I know one of the biggest challenges for most new musescore users is how to add tremolo and pizzicato to strings, and mute to trumpets. I know it baffled me for a while, but I want to spread the word on how it is done in a way that it will generate actual AUDIO PLAYBACK!!!!!
(I will be using tremolo as an example, but the process is exactly the same for pizzicato and mute.)
Step 1: Click on the note where you want to start. When that note is highlited (usually in blue), click Ctrl + T (Or use the menu to do Create > Text > Staff Text).
Step 2: Type whatever you want here, although just to avoid confusion, you should write "tremolo" Or even some specific directions, like "Slow Tremolo" or "Furious Tremolo".
Step 3: Click away from the text box. Now drag it until it is in a suitable place. (The text box will often initially be created inside of some notes, so just make sure it is clearly out of the way, yet right above the notes you want to start the tremolo at, similar to if you wanted to add a tempo text box.)
Step 4: Right Click on the text box you just created, and in the dropdown box, click Staff Text Properties.
Step 5: Check the "Channel" box, and then click the Tremolo option.
Step 6: At this point, you are done, and musescore will play the tremolo sound. However, if you want your piece to be readable and playable by musicians, you should add real musical tremolo marks onto the notes, via the palette on the left. (The same one that has dynamics, lines, Accidentals, etc.) THESE MARKINGS DO NOTHING FOR THE MUSESCORE PLAYBACK, BUT ARE NECESSARY IF YOU WANT THE PIECE TO BE PLAYABLE BY MUSICIANS.
Let me know if you have any questions, and try to spread the word! I will be copying and pasting this discussion in as many groups as I can! Thank you all and please give me feedback!
(P.S. you will probably not be seeing any more compositions from me for a while. I am currently working on a LARGE orchestral suite, hopefully over an HOUR LONG. This will be in the form of a full soundtrack as a demonstration of what I can do. I have no movie to go along with, but I will via text tell the listener what is supposed to be happening. I wanted to say this to explain my soon to be absence from the sheet music list. I will keep listening, commenting, and participating in discussions, however!)
I wanted to play Kelly Clarkson's 'Underneath the Tree' with my sax ensemble for our Christmas concert coming up, but the sheet music just doesn't seem to exist out there for the arrangement I need, or anything close. My ensemble includes Alto Tenor and Bari saxes, and we have somewhere around 8 members who play whichever one we need for a part. If someone has the time to make an arrangement of this song with these parts it would be greatly appreciated and I can also send you a recording of the performance if you'd like. The arrangement would have to be at least somewhat simple, and if the solo in the middle isn't quite right, or just has space for improv that's fine. I would probably need the piece in about 2 weeks in order to actually perform it, and if someone does take up the challenge, I do apologize for the time crunch.
Ok, I am trying to make a score with different instruments, but I realized I needed another instrument. Any idea how to add it instead on copy and pasting it to a new score? If there is a shortcut, please reply:D! If not, that should be fixed in an update. Thank you!
Hello, I have been having this problem of when listening to a song on Musescore, the red bar that highlights bars are like, off. The bar is going to the next bar before the music actually goes there. Sorry, I have horrible explanation skills. If you can fix this listening to music would be more satisfying. Thank you.
Here is the alphabetical list of jazz standards lead sheets that are already done and available in our group. Titles that have been contributed by two or more different group members have additional links to the alternate versions of the leadsheets (noted with "alt chart").
Note that everything can be downloaded as .mscz file and transposed to the key of your choice.
About a Quarter to Nine
After You've Gone || (alt chart)
Ain't Misbehavin' || (alt chart, Eb)
All of Me
All the Things You Are || (alt chart)
Among My Souvenirs
Angel Eyes || (alt chart)
April in Paris
As Time Goes By
Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes)
Begin the Beguine || (alt chart)
Body and Soul
But Not for Me
Ballin' the Jack
Best Thing for You
Born to Be Blue
Call Me Irresponsible
Cheek to Cheek
China Boy || (alt chart)
Come Rain or Come Shine
Christmas Song, The
Darn That Dream
Dream a Little Dream of Me || (Mamas & Papas arr.)
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Don't Be That Way
Don't Blame Me
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Don't Take Your Love from Me
Drop Me Off in Harlem
East of the Sun
Embraceable You || (alt chart)
Fly Me to the Moon (4/4) || (3/4) || (alt 4/4 chart)
Foggy Day, A
Frim Fram Sauce, The
Georgia on My Mind
Ghost of a Chance, (I Don't Stand) A
Girl from Ipanema, The (Garota de Ipanema)
Here's That Rainy Day
How Am I to Know?
How Deep Is the Ocean?
How High the Moon
I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me
I Can't Get Started
I Cover the Waterfront
I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
I Got Rhythm
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
I Should Care
I Wish You Love
I Won't Dance || (alt chart)
If I Had You
I'll Remember April
I'll See You in My Dreams || (alt chart)
Isn't It Romantic
It Could Happen to You
It Had to Be You
It Might as Well Be Spring
Joint Is Jumpin', The
La Vie En Rose
Lester Leaps In
Let's Fall in Love
Let's Get Lost
Love for Sale
Love Is Here to Stay || (alt chart)
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)
Man I Loved, The
Manhã de Carnaval (also known as A Day in the Life of a Fool)
Maple Leaf Rag
Mean to Me || (alt chart)
Memories of You
My Funny Valentine
Nearness of You, The
Night and Day
Night in Tunisia
Nightengale Sang in Berkeley Square, A
Oh, Lady Be Good
Old Country, The
On a Misty Night
On a Slow Boat to China
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Only the Lonely (Jimmy Van Heusen song)
Over the Rainbow
Out of Nowhere
Pick Yourself Up
Prelude to a Kiss
Puttin' on the Ritz
Que reste-t-il de nos amour?
Royal Garden Blues
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Someone to Watch Over Me
Sonnymoon for Two
St. James Infirmary
St. Louis Blues
Stardust [with verse] || (alt chart)
Stars Fell on Alabama
Stella By Starlight
Stompin' at the Savoy || (alt chart)
Sweet Georgia Brown
Take the 'A' Train
Taking a Chance on Love
Tea for Two
There Is No Greater Love
There Will Never Be Another You || (alt chart)
These Foolish Things
They Can't Take That Away from Me
This Can't Be Love
Turn Out the Stars
The Two Lonely People
Two Sleepy People
Walkin My Baby Back Home
Way You Look Tonight, The
What Is This Thing Called Love?
When You're Smiling
Where or When
Willow Weep for Me
Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
You Go to My Head || (alt chart)
When I get a notification and I click on a specific one, it takes me to the discussion it was in. However, is it possible to not only take you to the discussion, but to the specific page it was on? This would be helpful because I've gotten tags on 10 page discussions and I don't know where they tagged me specifically. :P
If you don't know already, I am now almost at 50 followers. Currently I have 39 followers so just 11 more and I will have reached the 50 follower mark. I had maybe like 4 followers 2 years ago. So clearly, I'm doing something right. My most recent score called The Storm just brought me 2 more followers. I suppose they followed me hoping to someday see the entire suite that I plan on The Storm being a part of. That suite I call Weather Music. Maybe I should compose another part of the suite for that 50 followers mark, upload it when I reach 50 followers, and then whenever I have finished the suite, upload it in its entirety.
If you want to listen to what I have so far of The Storm, here it is:
It just so happens that I have been getting rain for 3 days straight here in Ohio.
Update 1: 6/18/2019
Oh my goodness, 4 followers in a single day. That is a record for me, I am now at 43 followers. I don't know if the follower milestone or finishing the composition will come first. If the follower count does come first, that's fine. I'm not pushing myself to finish the 50 follower composition.
Update 2: 6/19/2019
Wow, 5 followers in 1 day. I don't think I will finish my 50 follower composition before I reach 50 followers. Often my composition process is slow, so don't be surprised if a week has passed and I still haven't finished the composition yet. I will get it done when I get it done. I emphasize quality over quantity with my compositions.
As per request, here is the Wikifonia.org archive. There are over 6,500 leadsheets here that need liberating! This has been approved by the MuseScore team, and post your scores here when ready!