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Minutiae of harp playing by Mike Hewer's's string bowing post, I thought I'd post this gem I found a few days ago…

Started by Dave Dexter

1 Mar 30, 2017
Reply by Mike Hewer

I need some help from real live conductors regarding long crescendo markings

This is something I've raised before somewhere here, but I never specifically asked conductors. My problem - for long (de)crescendii (anyt…

Started by Dave Dexter

24 Jul 1, 2016
Reply by Dave Dexter

Writing music with the correct rhythmic notation

I found a few web sites that describe how to write music with the correct rhythmic notation. If I understand the gist, it's that if a note…

Started by Antonio Freixas

26 Jan 19, 2016
Reply by Antonio Freixas

Custom dynamics Sibelius plug-in

Custom dynamics Sibelius plug-in (I find it essential to get realistic playback). CustomDynamics05 Sept 2015 Al Johnston. This is just the…

Started by Al Johnston

5 Sep 18, 2015
Reply by Al Johnston

Music software video tutorials

Hi! I started recording theoretical video course about music software (DAWs, music notation, samplers, synths, effects etc.). I hope this w…

Started by Alexey Arkhipenko

5 Jan 10, 2015
Reply by Robert Hunter

Piece for String Orchestra: Standard Notation and Readability for Live Players and Conductor

Hi. I would appreciate help vetting the attached score of a piece I've written for string orchestra. It's inspired by the soundtracks from…

Started by Bryan W. Poulsen

14 Sep 28, 2014
Reply by Greg Brus

Notation Checklist

Hello everyone- Yesterday I was asked to start a discussion about the notation checklist I posted within another thread.  So here it is: No…

Started by Julie Harris

41 Jan 20, 2013
Reply by Johan Roeraade

Percussion Extended Techniques

If anyone out there wants to know more about writing extended techniques for percussion, I have been playing contemporary music on percussi…

Started by Matthew Pelandini

9 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by Kala Pierson

which is the best score/notating software to use?

Hi all, I currently use Ableton live to record music, even though I am somewhat still a beginner at it.  It doesn't have the ability to rec…

Started by Jay Toul

21 Dec 18, 2011
Reply by Kimberly Clemens

Add More "Realism" Into One's Pieces?

So, I use FL Studio, a very popular DAW (digital audio workstation {ProTools,Live,ect}), and, because of my limited knowledge concerning ma…

Started by Rahim Stratton

13 Aug 18, 2009
Reply by Roger Noren


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