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Community search glitch

Whenever I go to the community page, and click on the search bar for the community page, it just reloads the community page again. And it’s kinda out of place. You’d have to see a picture to understand.

I can send screenshots through email so that it will make more sense if you’d like.

(Side note, I also can’t edit discussions on my iPhone. It’s actually pretty annoying sometimes. If you guys would be willing to help out with that, I would appreciate.)

Should I let my canon modulate?

So I am writing a 2 voice canon so that I can get your feedback on it(and in this case it is literally 2 voices as I am using soprano and tenor voices, an octave apart from each other). It is a canon at the octave, one of the simplest interval canons, though you certainly can have a canon of the second and so forth. A canon of the tritone is theoretically possible but without being super careful, it is going to be dissonant throughout and the key will be ambiguous. Thus, this is usually not considered when talking about interval canons. Maybe someday I will try to do a canon at the tritone but for now I'm sticking to canons of consonant intervals.

Here is the progression that I am basing my canon off of:

V IV iv ii° V i

A typical progression for a minor key. My canon is in C minor. I have done 3 harmonization iterations(making sure to make it a smooth melody as I am doing the harmonization and making most leaps outline either a triad or a dominant 7th chord) and I am finding that my canon is wanting to go to Eb major. But ii° doesn't make sense in Eb major because it is chromatic(B natural in the chord where there is a Bb in the key signature) Also, the iv chord kind of makes sense, especially since it comes after IV in a plagal progression but going to tonic is delayed by 2 chords. And the tonic is minor, not typical for a major key unless you are like Beethoven and love those sudden shifts from major to minor. 

And Eb minor is a weird key to end up at from C minor. It is only a 2 step relation because it is Cm -> Eb -> Ebm, a relative modulation followed by a parallel modulation. If going by key signature alone, Eb minor and C minor are very distant keys(3 flats distant) I would want to avoid this sudden jolt into Eb minor(especially given that the last note in the tenor that I have so far is a C). So it is like, at the beginning of it, it wants to modulate to Eb but then towards the end it wants to go back to C minor. I will upload and post my incomplete canon so you can hear it for yourself and also give feedback on any mistakes that I have.

But should I let my canon modulate or should I keep it in C minor for it's entire length(which is 50 bars)?

SongBook don't play and skip some notes

On my smartphone and tablet Huawei (Android), SongBook skip (for exemple) the notes of measure n.16 e some of the 17, in the file MSCZ that i need and search to upload here.
This appens even if the file (created by me with MuseScore on PC) are palyng Ok, and correctly saved with default mixer volume levels  on all the 4  instruments staves.

But I'm don't I' looking commands for uploading nothing here.....

Problems with importing .mscz files with blanks/spaces in name

I recognized problems with importing MuseScore files into the app directly from email. It seemed to get imported but then the app just shows a white screen.

Shutting down the app and restarting it, the Songbook only shows a new entry with a long number but can't actually open it.

By accident I found out that this most probably was caused by blanks/spaces in the file name. When having replaced those by underscores, the import worked as expected.

Could you possibly check if this is actually a bug in the latest IOS version?

Unable to import to MuseScore iOS

After a recent update I'm no longer able to import anything (.mscz files) into the iOS MuseScore App. After one update it removed my entire library I had imported, so I imported a load again. Now I find I can't import anything anymore. This is the same on my iPad as well as my iPhone.

To import, on the Desktop version of MuseScore I type up the music I want & save it into a cloud based location (iCloud Drive) as a .mscz file. I then go to that location on my iPad, tap on the share button & select Copy to MuseScore.
If I do this now, the MuseScore App will flash open, but nothing will happen. When I do this the file should be accessible via Library > SongBook.

Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug? There have been a few more minor updates since, but the issues persists.

If you'd like anymore information regarding this, please let me know.



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'm leaving soon. No set date yet.

Didn't really know when or how to say this, but I'll be going inactive on MuseScore in a few weeks. I have a busy schedule, and MuseScore is a lot to stay caught up with for me. I will not delete my profile because I want other users to listen to my scores. In a few weeks, I will be creating a website (in which the name will be revealed soon) while using another software to make more "scores" that I will post unlimitedly on my website. Once I add the link to my website on my profile, AS WELL AS MY FOLLOWER SHOUT OUT in my follower group as well as RSA (if Rebecca Y allows me to), I won't be on here anymore. I wanna thank all of those who have supported me on here and befriended me. (That's part of why I also wanted to make this group. So I can get to know all of you before I leave and so that I have a couple of things to say for my shout out for you guys). Thanks guys. :D