Music Composers Unite!
This is part of a longer piece posted on My Page. I played an M-Audio keyboard with a Mac mini computer with four ram. Garritan Virtual Pipe organ software was used with Garritan strings added using…Continue
For anyone who would like to listen to classical symphonies played with a virtual orchestra, including Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann and Brahms, there is a Japanese site with very good…Continue
Hello everyone, I have some joy I would like to share concerning the newest virtual instruments, and how I think they are at a point now where both notation and virtual orchestra software is reaching…Continue
There is a very good You Tube site for classical music lectures. To find site, go to You Tube and enter: Dinu Lapatti lectures in upper search bar. There are about 350 lectures by Prof. Robert Greenberg, San Francisco Conservatory of Music. I have watched few and they are wonderful.
I should have posted the three blogs below in the piano forum which I have just joined.
I have not posted anything in a year. I do have a page and have just added more pieces. I compose mainly for piano.
I hope everyone can enjoy the Spring now and perhaps compose also.
A new app for composing music on an Ipad will be available in the Fall from '"Think Music". Music can then be entered into Finale or Sibelius.
The composer lived from 1868-1933 in Salzburg. He is best known today for his comic operettas. Wikipedia has information about him.
I found the transcriptions of Schubert symphonies for piano and could not find any performances of them. I entered music from the score of the second symphony from measures 16-163 into Finale music notation program and had Finale play the score so I could listen to it.
I found his work amazing similar to Liszts's transcriptions of Beethoven…Continue
There are many virtual pianos. One site that deals with reviews and comparisons is : Virtual Piano Domain. But I do not know if it is current.
2011 seems to be the last date. But is does have in depth information
about many virtual pianos including one from Taiwan called Sound Magic.
Also Piano Penquin site on Youtube compares several virtual pianos
with a Beethoven sample.