Open-source music notation software, or its accompanying sheet-music sharing website

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
3answers
288 views

Is it possible to learn music theory with MuseScore?

Please forgive me if it is a stupid question. I love music and used to play some violin when I was a child. But I did not have any formal education in music theory. During the years I have made ...
4
votes
1answer
34 views

How to make a dal capo/segno include repeats?

I'm currently writing on musescore, and I have a problem getting the desired playback using dal segno: the second time through, repeat signs are ignored. According to this link, inner repeats in a ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Sibelius allow to play along like synthesia?

I am looking for a software that you can play along a score and it can wait for you to enter notes like synthesia does. The problem with synthesia is that it's not really focused on the score and more ...
2
votes
2answers
60 views

Collaboration. Is there a site in the that allows musicians to find and work with each other on compositions?

There are hoards of sites on which to place finished products: scoreascore, sound cloud, etc. But, is there a site in the that allows musicians to find and work with each other on compositions? For ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

How can I represent this measure in MuseScore?

How can I write the following figure in MusicScore? This is the best I could do so far:
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Musescore - how to add general MIDI sound?

How do I add a general MIDI instrument, like bird tweet or guitar fret, to a Musecore score? They aren't available in the instruments dialog, although all soundfonts support them.
1
vote
1answer
99 views

In MuseScore, is it possible to add tab to an existing bass notation so I'd get both notation and tabs for bass?

I'm using MuseScore 2 and I've been wondering: Is it possible to add tab to an existing bass notation so I'd get both notation and tabs for bass like you can have it for regular guitar? Basically I ...
2
votes
1answer
105 views

Programmatically export musescore scores into separate wav or mp3 files?

I can already take a collection of musescore files and export them as PDF, Wave, or MP3 without issue via find *.mscz -exec musescore {} -o {}.mp3 \; However, I'd like to expand on this and export ...
1
vote
0answers
115 views

Modifying MuseScore files to obtain stacked guitar chords

Currently, MuseScore guitar chords appear on the side of the chord. Here is an example of capo 3: Many leadsheets, however, take the guitar chord stacked on top of the original chord, like here: ...
4
votes
1answer
590 views

In musescore, is there a way to automatically create a guitar or bass tab from existing notation and keep them in sync?

I use MuseScore on Ubuntu 15. In a couple of pieces I have an existing music as such In musescore, is there a way to automatically create a guitar or bass tab from these lines? Moreover is it ...
6
votes
3answers
170 views

Lilypond generated with MuseScore does not fit the width of the page in XeTeX doc

I am using MuseScore 1.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 to write my scores. Then I save them as LilyPond files, and include them in my tex document using \lilypondfile, like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
9
votes
2answers
551 views

Different note head uses in MuseScore?

The photo here is from "MuseScore", the free notation software. A note head replaces a note head, shown in this photo. Since I have never seen these note heads before, what are these used for (if ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Change staff height in Musescore

Using Musescore, I often print off music and find the staff height is a little small for my liking. Is there a way to change the staff height?
1
vote
1answer
168 views

MuseScore: Easy way to move lyrics

I set a text to music but I started to low when writing the song text into MuseScore (Because there had been lyrics already which I deleted beforehand as I think). Now there are three "empty lines" ...
3
votes
1answer
150 views

How to tie the first note of the second volta in MuseScore?

How to tie the (first) note of the second volta to the previous note in MuseScore?
1
vote
1answer
33 views

How to reset the view in MuseScore?

When using my TouchPad I sometimes do a move after which the whole sheet is gone (somewhere far out of the view). Maybe its the scroll function of the TouchPad, but I'm not sure. Then I need to zoom ...
8
votes
1answer
351 views

What is the idea of “transposing by perfect unison”?

As far as I understand, a "perfect unison" refer to two notes sounding the same pitch. Why both MuseScore and Sibelius 7 (I work with these two programs) offer a feature to transpose the up or down by ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do you increase the default volume of MuseScore?

I am using the MuseScore music notation program on Windows 7. For audio playback in MuseScore, I am using the default General MIDI virtual instrument sample library in Windows 7 [the Microsoft GS ...
1
vote
1answer
201 views

MuseScore: Change all notes to auto velocity

In MuseScore, you change the velocity (volume) of a note by right-clicking it, selecting note properties and changing the velocity. I want to make the velocity type on all of the notes auto (somehow, ...