Play panel

Is there any way of seeing a smaller/plainer Play Panel which only shows the duration of the piece? The numbers were bigger in Musescore 2 and easier to read. I only use play Panel to check where I am in the duration of a piece. Thanks in advance for any help you can offer. 

2 months ago
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Imagine if you could save lyrics with midi export as 2 options: "KAR file (MIDI File with lyrics)" and "KAR file with chords"

This is a request that goes back to at least 2015 and I have formally requested this feature again (see https://musescore.org/en/node/290163) - to create KAR files, and kar files with chords. This would allow us to use a real Karaoke Player, such as the free van Basco player (http://www.vanbasco.com/karaokeplayer/) app for practice, performance, learning, teaching, etc. It's high time for this feature after 10 years.

Do you realize the numbers of  school teachers, and church choir leaders would would find this useful for teaching, conducting parishioners, choruses etc.? And why not lyrics from several voices simultaneously? Why, people might even have FUN with these files (heaven forbid)!!

Do you realize how useful these files could be with karaoke software?! I am a programmer and I see the arguments as "beside-the-point" and not at all insurmountable.  In fact, there may be no reason why more than one part's lyrics couldn't be saved and scrolled in a karaoke app in parallel.

Read my request where I address the programmer's objections. With all the lyric-typing I do I am disappointed/insulted that I can't export the lyrics with the midi. I have searched high and low and the closest software I can find to a solution is Serenade (http://www.1manband.nl/serenade/index.htm) which is far from as perfect for this as MS would be. Please help promote the idea!

2 months ago
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MuseScore Café - January 9, 2019

Tune in Wednesday at 12:30 Eastern time (17:30 GMT) for this week's edition of the MuseScore Café:

https://youtu.be/0KfeiFV_9-M

Topic of the day: welcome! It's a new year, and with it comes a new version of MuseScore and lots of new users. Join me for an informal tour of MuseScore - the application itself, the websites, the mobile apps - and learn where to get further help.

MuseScore Director of Education Marc Sabatella presents a regular series of free live interactive chat sessions on a variety of topics, via streaming video.  Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, and join in the conversation!

For the ultimate video help on using MuseScore, check out Mastering MuseScore: Complete Online Course:

https://school.masteringmusescore.com/p/complete

7 months ago
2

MuseScore Café - November 7, 2018

Tune in Wednesday at 12:30 Eastern time (17:30 GMT - note the time shift due to end of "Daylight Savings Time" in the US) for this week's edition of the MuseScore Café:

https://youtu.be/O1SrIIrBd2o

Topic of the day: Google Summer of Code wrapup.  This year we had three students contribute to MuseScore development via the GSoC program.  I will talk about GSoC and what it means to MuseScore, and I will demo the new features these students implemented for the upcoming 3.0 release!

MuseScore Director of Education Marc Sabatella presents a regular series of free live interactive chat sessions on a variety of topics, via streaming video.  Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, and join in the conversation!

For the ultimate video help on using MuseScore, check out Mastering MuseScore: Complete Online Course:

https://school.masteringmusescore.com/p/complete

9 months ago
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MuseScore Café - October 31, 2018

 
Tune in Wednesday at 12:30 Eastern time (16:30 GMT) for this week's edition of the MuseScore Café:

https://youtu.be/eeRpZDYGfRc

Topic of the day: scary meters! In honor of Halloween, I am going to enter an excerpt from some music I wrote many years ago to accompany a poem entitled "Goblin Market" by Christina Rossetti. The basic groove is alternating measures of 4 and 3.5, except for one instrument that is in straight 15. Is MuseScore up to the challenge? Am I? Tune in to find out!

MuseScore Director of Education Marc Sabatella presents a regular series of free live interactive chat sessions on a variety of topics, via streaming video. Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, and join in the conversation!

For the ultimate video help on using MuseScore, check out Mastering MuseScore: Complete Online Course:

https://school.masteringmusescore.com/p/complete

9 months ago
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MuseScore Café - October 24. 2018

 
Tune in Wednesday at 12:30 Eastern time (16:30 GMT) for this week's edition of the MuseScore Café:

https://youtu.be/ZAuv-I0Hde4

Topic of the day: MuseScore and music education. MuseScore is already the #1 choice of music students, and now schools are starting to come on board too. Let's talk about ways I can help you and your school succeed in using MuseScore!
MuseScore Director of Education Marc Sabatella presents a regular series of free live interactive chat sessions on a variety of topics, via streaming video. Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, and join in the conversation!

For the ultimate video help on using MuseScore, check out Mastering MuseScore: Complete Online Course:

https://school.masteringmusescore.com/p/complete

10 months ago
0

Mastering MuseScore: Complete Online Course

 
After many months of work, I am thrilled to launch my newest resource: Mastering MuseScore: Complete Online Course.  With more than nine hours of video instruction divided into over one hundred lessons, this is the most comprehensive training on MuseScore you will find anywhere.  The course follows the general outline of my acclaimed guide Mastering MuseScore, but the cost of the course is less than that of the physical book, making it an incredible value as well!

I am announcing this launch here in order to give my followers a chance to enroll now and take advantage of the early-bird pricing option, which I am extending for just a few more days.  Next week I will start promoting the course more widely, and the early-bird pricing will fly away :-).

If you are an educator or school administrator, I encourage you to consider becoming a MuseScore Educational Partner
and sponsoring enrollments for your entire institution at a hugely discounted rate (we're talking about as little as a dollar per student)!

11 months ago
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MuseScore Cafe

For those who are not aware, I have been doing a weekly series of free streaming video sessions called the "MuseScore Cafe" where I talk about and/or demonstrate some aspect of MuseScore.  You can watch live and participate in the chat, or just catch the archived video: https://masteringmusescore.com/go/cafe/

The sessions have mostly been on Wednesdays but at a variety of different start times.  I am aiming to become more consistent, and this month at least all sessions will be 12:30 PM Eastern time (US), or 4:30 GMT.

So, as I type this, next session starts in under an hour!

Today's topic: multiple voices, or how to work with different rhythms on the same staff. https://youtu.be/5mc-KrX4f_w

11 months ago
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Ricochet

Does Musescore have the ricochet function. I am writing a string quartet. Thank you. 

11 months ago
4

Exporting score to ABC notation?

(Hopefully this is a good place to ask the question. I'm overwhelmed by the sheer number of discussion groups!)

As a first test of using MuseScore, I imported an ABC notation file from my archive and tranposed it to a new key. That worked perfectly. But now, i want to export it back to ABC. So far, I haven't found any way to do that. 
Can someone give me a hint on how to proceed? Or point me at a better place to ask the question?

Thanks,
Thom

11 months ago
1

Enharmonic spelling

 I have generated a chord sequence to practice sight-reading and I want to produce it in all keys. My problem is that I have always thought of the key between C and D as C#, yet when I load the C# sequence (from midi, which does not have key signatures) into MuseScore, MuseScore writes it as Db. I tried dropping the C# signature onto the score, which works beautifully for other keys, but when I do, it shows all sorts of naturals and flats. How can I get it to recognize and write the score as C#. (Actually, the same thing happens with F# and Gb.)  I know I should learn Db and Gb, but I just want to see them as sharp keys, not flat. 

a year ago
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