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Musecorps Composition Competition #1 - Colors!

Hello, everyone!

I've been sitting on this group for over a year without really doing anything with it. Its original purpose was to bring together the drum corps community on MuseScore by allowing others to post their own drum corps arrangements. In my original post on this group, I mentioned that I wanted to start a series of competitions that you guys can participate in, and I'm happy to say that I'm going to give a go, starting today!

So, what is the first competition?

I want to start off with something simple: Create a drum corps arrangement for any song that has a color in its name.

Here are the rules:
- Follow typical drum corps format (3 trumpet, 2 mellophone, 3 baritone, 1-2 tuba)
- You don't need to include percussion, but it might increase your chances of winning
- Only submit one arrangement per person!
- Arrangement must be at least 1:30 long, but no more than 5:00

When you're ready to enter, just reply to this post with a link to your arrangement. 

So, if you win... what do you actually win? In the future, I hope to offer a month of Musescore Pro to winners. Maybe if enough people show interest? For this first competition, though, I will post the winner's arrangement to my YouTube channel, with a link(s) to whatever you want to advertise. Your YouTube, your Instagram, whatever!

Assuming people actually participate, I plan to end this competition by next Friday, 9/27, by 10PM EST. Have fun!

List of All Transcribed DCI Shows

If you want me to add your transcription to this list, comment below and I'll add ASAP!
If you already see a show you've transcribed on the list, don't feel any reason not to comment yours anyways, I'll add it!


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ THE ACADEMY ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2016 - Drum Corpse Bride (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/drumcorpsebride


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ THE BLUE DEVILS ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2017 - Metamorph (DillonReese)
https://musescore.com/user/4279506/scores/4267421
▻ 2017 - Metamorph (NecroDavid2)
https://www.musescore.com/user/12971656/scores/4578731
▻ 2016 - As Dreams Are Made On (DillonReese)
https://musescore.com/user/4279506/scores/2797491
▻ 2015 - Ink (NecroDavid2)
https://www.musescore.com/user/12971656/scores/4578686
▻ 2015 - Ink (DillonReese)
https://musescore.com/user/4279506/scores/5107780
▻ 2014 - Felliniesque (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/felliniesque


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ THE BLUE KNIGHTS ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2017 - i (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/i
▻ 2015 - Because (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/because


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ THE BLUECOATS ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
 ▻ 2018 - Session 44 (DillonReese)
https://musescore.com/user/4279506/scores/5114955
▻ 2017 - Jagged Line (DillonReese)
https://musescore.com/user/4279506/scores/4138271
▻ 2016 - Downside Up (DillonReese)
https://musescore.com/user/4279506/scores/2322771
▻ 2015 - Kinetic Noise (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/kineticnoise
▻ 2014 - Tilt (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/tilt
▻ 2013 - ... To Look For America (Beltalian)
https://musescore.com/user/947116/scores/898971
▻ 2012 - Unmasqued (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/unmasqued
▻ 2011 - Brave New World (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/creep


▼▼▼▼▼▼ BOSTON CRUSADERS ▼▼▼▼▼▼ 
▻ 2018 - S.O.S. (TheMTCrew) 
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/sos


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ CAROLINA CROWN ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2018 - Beast (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/beast
▻ 2017 - It Is (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/itis
▻ 2016 - Relentless (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/itis
▻ 2015 - Inferno (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/oldinferno
▻ 2015 - Inferno (turand0t)
https://musescore.com/user/137260/scores/968501
▻ 2013 - E=MC2 (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/emc2
▻ 2012 - For The Common Good (DillonReese)
https://musescore.com/user/4279506/scores/3441941
▻ 2011 - Rach Star (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/rachstar


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ THE CADETS ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2016 - Awakening (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/awakening


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ CROSSMEN ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2017 - Enigma (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/enigma
▻ 2016 - Continuum (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/continuum
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▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ MADISON SCOUTS ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2011 - New York Morning (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/empire


▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ PHANTOM REGIMENT▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ 
▻ 2015 - The City of Light (turand0t) 
https://musescore.com/user/137260/scores/1125201


▼▼▼▼▼▼ SANTA CLARA VANGUARD ▼▼▼▼▼▼
▻ 2018 - Babylon (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/babylon
▻ 2017 - Ouroboros (TheMTCrew)
https://musescore.com/themtcrew/ouroboros
 ▻ 2016 - Force of Nature (Score01) 
https://musescore.com/user/24116/scores/2576811 
 ▻ 2014 - Scheherazade: Words 2 Live By (turand0t) 
https://musescore.com/user/137260/scores/860531

Numbers Against Us

This game is a number game... obviously. Girls will try to count up, boys will try to count down (they can even go into the negatives if need be if girls begin extremely poorly). We start at 0. If you are transgender, agender, non-gender, etc., just pick male or female and stick with it for this game to lessen the confusion. No posting twice in a row.
EDIT:When girls reach 200, we will have to count down, and guys will count up.
EDIT 2.0: GIRLS ARE COUNTING DOWN NOW..
EDIT 2.5: Once girls reach -200 or guys reach 300, we will reverse directions again to where guys count down and girls count up.

For example: 
Female user: 1
Male user: 0
Female user: 1
Other female user: 2
Male user: 1
Female user: 2
And so on... for ever and ever... 

I'll start. 
1

simple music notation system

 2. Most people have problems in     learning and playing music in the classical notation because of musical   notes dyslexia . 
3. Thats why many ( young ) people who are very interested in making music and start with music at home or on a musical school, often stop after a few weeks because learning of the classical notation is to hard for them and it takes to long before they  really can make music on f.i on a piano. So they give up and thtas a pity
4. A few years a go when i retired i  started  in trying to learn and making  music on a piano in the classical notation.
5. I can now ( after a lot of hard  study) read the classic music notation although it is still very difficult for me and i have to read every note one by one.
6. But I still arent ablle to read and  play it on my piano the same time
7. Then i got knowledge of the klavarscribo  notation systeem
8. see youtube
9. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIoIvxunihA
10. or
11. 
https://www.klavarvereniging.nl
12. You only have to register to get  acces to a lot of translated klavarscribo music and lessons
13. Here you can download piano lessons  in klavarscribo and a lot of klavarscribo music
14. It is a very easy to learn music notation  and one can make and read ( simple) music on a piano within a few houres music.
15. I am very very enthousiastic about  klavar because  i am convinced and  this would help a lot of people to play the piano or organ.

16. I also started translating music   from classical notation to Klavar notation on my computer
17. I translate music notated in the  classical way :
18. -by first importing a pdf into  musescore
19. -and correct then all the reading  and importing mistakes note by note in musescore so that i have a clean and  clear musescore.msz file
20. -Then a do an export to a musicxml     file
21. -This file I import into     klavarscript , a tiny klavar notation software program.
22. This superb little program , made in  the past by one person ( Marco van de Kolk) isnt supported any more by him.
23. Also it takes a lot of work because  importing a  xml file into klavarscribo gives mostly a corrupted file so you  have to check and correct many things in klavarscribo

24. I wonder if it is possible:
- to use the musescore software.
- to write/make a perfect and clean musescore  file
- Convert this musescore  directly into a PDF with the Klavarscribo page vieuw.
25. I ask this because there is a great  communty of programming experts on the musescore website.
26. If you need further information and are interested please dont   hesitate to contact me.
27. with kind regards,
28. Jan Peters 

Wanna competition?

I don't really care, but if you guys want to, sure. Just say whether you want to or not, if I can get five 'wants' with no 'no wants' it'll start. Also, if it happens, the competition will start on a different discussion. (The rules will be there too.) *If the group gets 200 discussions before all of the 'yeses' and 'no's, the competition will not start and this advertisement will be deleted.

musescore college

wouldnt it be nice if musescore had a group devoted to educating members on music theory, arranging, orchestration...
yeah, I know that some high school classes use musescore for teaching music but that isnt exactly what I mean here. I mean a place totally here at musescore where members could make intelligent critical educated helpful comments about music.
there are certainly members who are very well educated in music who could help members out with their music, exchange helpful comments, a place where people could actually learn about music rather than the hit or miss experimentation alot of us do. I know I am just talking into the wind, but still, sigh.....oh well.....