I ran into this article and thought it was fascinating.
Would it be helpful for an AI to complete some gaps in your score?
I ran into this article and thought it was fascinating.
Just an idea, but for non pro people who use save online, (which makes all except 5 scores hidden) there could be a way to choose what score we want hidden, instead of deleting it being the only way?
are there any tips out there for marching with a sax (My sax is an alto)
Hi all -
I'm looking for some easy music in the key of C written on grand staff. (bass and tenor voice) My grandson is a year into his cello (loving it) and his dad plays clarinet (some). I play guitar and would like to do some simple little sets with the three of us just for fun. I'd prefer traditional or easy to recognize pieces. Any suggestions or pointers would be appreciated.
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If you have feedback, please share it by commenting on the score. Any feedback will help me create better arrangements. Thanks.
Mine is just way too embarrassing to share
(This is mostly layout-based)
Just seeing behind-the-scenes videos on pit orchestras in the world of musical theater, I always wanted to do what the professionals do in their layout of the parts distributed among the players. I've done my first run on the making a custom layout of a score and it's parts. (ALL OF THE THINGS INSIDE THE FILE ARE 100% MUSESCORE MADE) Feel free to inspect everything I've done and compare it to the default settings. [Inspect via: Text Properties][Elements to inspect: Music No. and Fonts]
Pretty self explanatory debate. Explain which one you think is best with reasoning. I believe Franz Liszt is the best because his music technique.
Liszt was born nine years before Beethoven’s death. He was a child prodigy and a virtuoso pianist. He was the first rockstar of Europe — he was Michael Jackson before Michael Jackson was Michael Jackson.
As luck would have it, on a trip to Paris, Franz Liszt stayed in a hotel right across the street from Erard Piano — a trailblazing piano maker that invented the double movement that sped up the piano and significantly reduced the limitations of previous generations of pianos. Erard was also the first piano maker to fit pedals under the piano.
As the story goes, young Franz wandered into the Erard store and started playing on one of the instruments. Mssr. Erard smitten by the boy’s genius and also recognized a unique marketing opportunity. He made an endorsement deal with young Franz, providing pianos for all of Liszt’s performances. Liszt went on a three-year tour, giving several performances a day. No town was too small — he loved the attention and the applause. However, this tour was suddenly interrupted by his father’s untimely death.
In 1831 Liszt attended a concert of the Italian violin virtuoso Niccolo Paganini. The violin had undergone its most dramatic improvements two hundreds years before the piano did, and it was a mature instrument by that time. After Liszt heard Paganni he remarked, “What wonderful things might be done with the piano if its technical possibilities were developed as those of the violin have been by Paganini.” He decided to become the Paganini of piano. For three years he stopped appearing in public and practiced non-stop (putting in Malcom Gladwell’s 10,000 hours).
Liszt invented solo recitals — before Liszt it was unheard for an artist to give a solo performance (doing so was probably perceived as immodest). Liszt changed the way the piano is positioned on the stage, placing it to the right of the stage and opening the lid toward the audience.
To me — and this is the extremely uneducated opinion of an amateur classical music aficionado — Liszt pushed the boundaries of what was possible on the now-evolved, much more powerful instrument, where the player’s technique was the only limitation. To do this he had to write his own music for the new instrument and vastly improve performance technique.
Imagine that Intel had just created a new processor that was 100 times better than the old ones, and let’s say Microsoft wrote a new operating system that vastly improved the capabilities of that new processor. But to truly shine the new system would need new programs. The old ones might still run just fine, but to truly showcase the new box’s abilities, it would need to be loaded with brand new apps.
Liszt did not create the new hardware, but his technique (the new operating system) removed a lot of limitations and released the power of the new instrument.
To me, Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor is the new software. Liszt made a solo piano sound, at times, like a full orchestra — something that I don’t think had been done before him (though I’d be happy to be proven wrong). Liszt’s contribution to classical music is incredible and immeasurable. It spans much further than his amazing music, because Liszt showed the likes of Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Grieg, and many others what the piano could do.
There's also the story of his duel between him and Chopin. When Liszt was a young child he played a lot of very challenging pieces. Since his hands were still very small he couldn't play big chords on the piano, that was until he realized that he could just as well utilize his nose as an extra finger. So it was actually Liszt who came up with this shenanigan. The rest of the tale is also to some degree true. Liszt challenged Chopin once to a one-on-one because he wanted to settle the debate and prove that he was the superior pianist between the two of them. Chopin didn't reply however because he wasn't interested in such a competition. Some Polish noblemen got wind of this proposed challenge and in response they instigated this meeting. So, since Chopin and Liszt both ended up being at the same locale through the aforementioned intervention, Liszt asked/challenged Chopin again, this time in person. Chopin didn't really have a choice so he agreed. The rules were simple: both should compose pieces for one another. They were allowed to rehearse before they faced each other in the actual competition. So Liszt went first and played Chopin's composition. But when Chopin looked at the piece that Liszt wrote for him he immediately remarked "this is impossible to play!" as he noticed that there was a section with a tremolo on the far left, another one on the far right and a single note in the middle, all at once. Since Chopin thought Liszt wanted to trick him he urged him play it himself. Liszt stepped up to the piano and started playing the piece, as he got to the part with the double tremolo and the single note he lowered his head and played the single note with his nose.
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I feel so alone being a boy ARMY. Anyone else out there?
Please leave any and all comments for "My First Composition" Here
You can listen to it or play through it, I made it for alto but Bari will also work
I'll try to respond as soon as possible
Hi! help me with 50 followers for Eleazart 4 and a special piece.I have the piece already.
my most complex piece yet.
would love to hear your critisism for better or worse
Hello, I need help. I'm new to this website, and I'm looking for how to compose your own music... can someone help me or guide me to that?
so is everyone going inactive now bc if so this is a horrible time to become active again
Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't
so i'm clearly active again. i feel alot better now and i'm finally out of therapy. i really think i might have been being overdramatic about everything tbh.
but that doesn't matter.
anyways, as of now, i'm not going to be AS active as i used to be.
i mean i'm still gonna talk.
just probably not as much.
and i'm still gonna post scores and memes.
just probably not as much.
i should be uploading a score soon too. it feels like it's been forever LOL. i totally used to overwhelm MYSELF with how many scores i did. (which i know, doesn't make much sense, just go with it)
look out for that, i guess.
anyways, thanks for the love, it's really cool of you strangers on the internet to care about another stranger on the internet.
(also sorry about the paragraph i wrote lol)