here is an idea for a new competition
someone will start a composition with maybe 5-10 bars and then another person will continue it for another 5-10 measures, and then the next person and so on until the game will unexpectedly end (the music stops, in other words) and the last one to enter when the music stops (as determined randomly by the one running the competition) wins.
any takers or anyone want to start a piece?
here is an idea for a new competition
I have started a new group for those precious few of us who like lyrics in songs. If you write lyrics in your songs, want someone to write lyrics for your songs, or want to write songs for someone's lyrics, or even just enjoy listening to songs with lyrics then this group may be just up your alley.
Check it out, you can always Un-join in the future. We're just starting up and we really would like you to post your finished songs with lyrics, help and collaboration is only done through discussions so your privacy is respected.
Cheers for the New year... look forward to your works.
just like last year, a contest in which you put your new year resolutions, silly or serious, to music. any style or instrumentation is ok, just have fun.
2016 contest contest
come up with your best laugh silly contest idea
silly laughable nonsensical, no rules, anything goes
the winner is the one who signs on the most participants
Does anyone have any suggestions for me to arrange?
has anyone in here written We dont give a..
Can somebody please kill southerns let it burn, i tried but didnt like it
The World Cup is a HUGE deal internationally and I always love watching it. So I came up with the idea of, instead of having soccer teams, we should have composers!
1. The Cup begins with 64 composers. That's right. 64.
2. Once the 64th composer joins, the games will begin.
3. The 64 composers will be split up into 16 groups of 4 each.
4. The other 3 people in your group will be your round 1 competition.
5. After I split you into 16 groups, I will give a prompt for everybody. The prompt may be "Create a song based upon the Avenger's Theme" or "Create a piece consisting of only woodwinds and a marimba." It could be anything.
6. You will have one week to complete your song and post it in your group.
7. Once the week is up, I will have listened to all of your pieces and chosen the top 2 in each of your groups. The top 2 in each group I chose will move on to the next round. The other 2 in your group will not.
8. After 2 people in each group have been eliminated, there will be 32 remaining.
9. Each person in the top 32 will go head-to-head against another random person.
10. After one week, I will have given another prompt and you would've written another piece.
11. I will chose who in your head-to-head match had the better song. And the worst.
12. The person with the worst will be eliminated. Then there will be 16 composers left.
13. That same system will go on until only 1 remains. They will be called the WORLD CUP CHAMPION!!!
The world cup champion will be followed by me and I will favorite 10 of your scores. (Or if you are not pro, all of them.) And, of course, you will be known as the world cup champion and have a chance in the next world cup if you want.
Since the Marching Percussion in Musescore is obviously a bit, strange. I have found someone who was made their own marching percussion instruments. The link will be at the end of discussion and they actually sounds like marching percussion as it's not a snare that sounds too buzzy. The instruments included are Snare Drum, Tenor (Quints/Toms as it has a a single spock) https://musescore.org/en/node/8223
UPDATED CONTEST: I want to see who can write the best snare, tenor, or bass lick. WE ARE NOW ADDING HORN AND WIND MELODIES AND COMPOSITION COMPETITIONS, YOU CAN ALSO ENTER GUARD WORK IF YOU WANT so you can now submit a melody you wrote and it can be judged as well, or a piece of music you wrote. This is just a fun competition to improve yourself, and for me and a few other judges to critique your playing and help everyone get better. You will be judged on Creativity, Execution, and Technical ability, for an overall total of 30 points, the deadline will be October 4th so invite your friends and see what you can do! Comment or message me with any questions you might have. Tell your friends please! We have now added something for everyone to do!
SEND YOUR MELODIES, LICKS, AND COMPOSITIONS TO ME https://www.facebook.com/zane.stackhouse.7
Somebody need to write out Bia Bia by Miles
Lord man when somebody gone do wanna be a Baller
A song that somebody should write is (give me the night) by Talledega.
Do you know the reality show "Survivor"? If not, it is a show where a group of people go through a serious of insanely difficult challenges and each person gets eliminated one by one until one remains. Well, I'm going to do the same thing, but with music. Each week, me and my fellow host Sean Greenley ( https://musescore.com/user/3418741 ) will give a prompt, and you will have to write an original composition for that prompt. At the end of the week, we will announce who we thought had the best composition... and the worst. The person with the worst composition will be eliminated from the competition. Every week one person will be eliminated until only one remains. They will be crowned the winner of Composition Survivor!! There will be tons of twists and turns and surprises and unexpectednesses cause that's a word along the way. You'll never know what's going to happen. Or if you'll be the next one out. If you choose to join, I wish you the best of luck.
P.S. There are limited lots left, so if you decide you want to compete, join https://musescore.com/groups/compositionsurvivor before it's too late!
Official Sewage Crew has added discussion Happy international elephant day!!! to Discussion Group.
August 12 was international elephant day, a holiday devoted to spread awareness for the illegal sale of ivory. Elephants are amazing, very intelligent animals who truly never forget, and yet there are some countries where killing them for their ivory is legal. If you live in one of these countries, please help spread the word about the murder of the elephants and help join the efforts to ban the ivory trade.
This includes contests just ended as well as some that don't have deadlines yet. Here is a list I compiled. Make corrections or add a new contest as you see fit (but don't have a fit, just have fun)
100 note contest: ???when was the deadline and who won??
Phone Ringtone Contest: July 22 (who won??)
Soundfont Contest: Aug 9 (Yow, that is tomorrow!!)
Worst Sounding Orchestra Piece Ever: August 15 (coming up soon!)
Marimba contest: Aug 30
Extinct Bird contest: Aug 30
Musical Joke contest: Aug 31
Narwhal Song Contest: Aug 31
Lord of Rings Challenge: Sept 1
Scales contest: Sept 30
Halloween Contest: Oct 31
Silly Take-off contest: Nov 31
Crazy Challenge: no deadline for now
Depstep Challenge: no deadline for now
think there may be a "face melting" music contest somewhere going on?
This is possibly the most crazy insane impossible challenge for musescore, but I am attempting it and you should try too. If we fail, wjatever! We had fun, right?
THE CHALLENGE:Write dubstep on MuseScore.
Yep. It’s definitely going to be hard. But I am trying. With many synths, pitchbends, and weirdly high/low notes. I am trying. I hope you do too. No deadline, just try. Please post your work here and in the group. If you manage to come up with something that sounds good, cookie to you. Please give updates on your work. Thanks for reading this!