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Questions tagged [musescore]

For questions related to the open-source music notation software or its accompanying sheet-music sharing website. Questions may also necessitate the notation and/or engraving tags.

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Musescore - only export score (not tab)

I like to export the piano score from a file. Right now I see both scores and tabs. Is there a way to hide the tabs? I have v2.1
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MuseScore - Copy and paste

I have just started experimenting with MuseScore. Nothing serious but it is proving to be a useful tool to explore and understand music. I was entering some string parts and hit this odd problem. I ...
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Notation app to edit lyrics and single staff with notes [closed]

Is there a musical notation applications that makes it easier to transcribe the trumpet part for rock and roll song? I've used Musescore (free app) for editing music notation and printing sheet music,...
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Problems reading sheet music with visual disability

I'm not really sure if "visual disability" is correctly said since english is not my native language and had to use Google Translator. My worries are about reading sheet music. I'm trying to learn ...
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Extra beats per measure on one staff [duplicate]

I'm new to stack exchange, so here goes... How is this possible: Some sheet music I'm trying to use, written in 6/4 time, is written for piano, and, of course, includes both treble and bass staffs. ...
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How do you denote a multi-bar repetition in one hand for piano in Musescore 3?

The title already gives my question away. The background is as follows. Imagine having a 4 bar pattern with your left hand, which repeats through your entire song and your right hand does whatever it ...
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How to denote a volta that should only be used after jump back to Segno?

I have an arrangement which looks a bit like this: It describes the idea. First is an intro, and then we play bar 2-5 twice and then jumps to bar 9. When we reach DS. al Coda, we jump back to Segno ...
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How to write a score that begins with a pickup note and repeats

Hi I'm writing a song as a score for piano and vocal. The verses begin with a pickup note on 4. So, after the chorus I end on 4 and then pickup up into the next verse with a repeat sign. The question ...
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How to create nested tuplets in MuseScore

When I created nested tuplets in Musescore, there was always a connected line between notes that I couldn't delete. How can I do to remove them. (Redundant lines are underlined in red in the detached ...
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Is there any way to export parts via command line in Musescore?

I export parts a lot in Musescore. I would like to do something like this: $ musescore -i myScore.mscz --export-parts Exporting myScore-piano.pdf Exporting myScore-guitar.pdf Exporting myScore-drums....
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How to copy paste chords into a part in Musescore?

One very common situation when I use Musescore is that I have created a tuba part with chords, and I want to copy only the chords into another part that also contains notes. I want to transform this ...
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How to indicate things that you should listen for in Musescore?

Some people have complained about my arrangements being hard to understand when only viewing your part sheet. Because of that, I'd like to somehow indicate that a certain part should not be played, ...
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Localization in scores

Is there some way to make localization (translate to other languages) an easier task when digitally making scores? Currently, I have two options: write a page before the score with all the ...
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Insert rest in musescore at the start of the measure

I have this: but I want the rest in the beginning of the measure. How do I do that?
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Select instruments visible in each system in MuseScore

I am inputting notes where the choir comes in system 2 so system 1 should only contain piano notes. How do I hide the choir in the first system?
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How do I have MuseScore continue notes in bass clef thats are input in treble clef?

I am trying to input this: But in MuseScore, I get this: The note will not become a continuation of the already played notes in the treble clef. Why not? edit This question is already answered, ...
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Is it possible to use “swing” for only one staff in Musescore?

I have an arrangement which is played in swing through the whole song. Now, I want to remove swing for a short section, but only for one staff. Is that possible? It's meant for the playback.
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Incorrect sheet music notes in MuseScore playback

I'm a beginner in the piano and I'm really struggling to read sheet music. I guess I've taken up a song that's way over my head (Kiss the Rain - Yiruma) I'm unable to understand why the following 2 ...
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Writing music in DAW: what's your workflow?

I'm just curious how people write music in DAW when they have no input MIDI devices. Piano roll isn't particularly convenient to write music, and built-in score editors seem to be so so, too. I used ...
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How to stop playback after a certain measure in Musescore?

Often when I arrange, I include a jam part where I just use the chord notes. I prefer to have this these sections after everything. See picture: The problem is when I listen to it on my computer. I ...
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How do you write triplets into muse score?

How can I write the following into muse score?
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Sforzando but fortissimo, how to fix that?

I wished that Musescore could recognize the note velocity of other instruments when I just put in a series of sforzandos in 1 instrument followed by forte to recognize that it needs to do a crescendo. ...
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Community dedicated to music transcriptions [closed]

Do you happen to know any e-community related to music transcription? Many times I have doubts about parts of my transcriptions and it would be nice to seek others' opinion.
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Problem with a tie

Why is MuseScore not creating the last tree notes in the bass clef. See the picture. Every time I try to put a quarter note above the half note it disappears.
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Using high quality samples for my scores

I'm considering taking a subscription for EastWest's ComposerCloud. For the moment I just want to be able to create a score in MuseScore and then somehow (I'm a total noob) use high quality samples of ...
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How should I write a SATB piece in Musescore with respect to its voice soundfont?

I'm currently writing a vocal piece for a high school SATB chorus in Musescore. Throughout the composition process, I've been using the Musescore playback, which presents all voice syllables in a ...
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How do I remove the left hand of the piano in MuseScore and Finale?

How do I remove the left hand of the piano in MuseScore and Finale? I want to listen to the separate score parts.
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Piano notation for trilling just one note in a chord?

I have a piano chord (specifically a triad), and I want to trill the note at the top. Is there any way to express this using musical notation? Also, if there is notation for this, how would I do it ...
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MIDIs sound different depending on the player?

So I get that MIDIs aren't audio files. They're more of an archive of music notes. But how is it that all MIDI players manage to play the song with its original instruments, while editors like Logic ...
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MIDI file resets Garritan to default

Every time I load a MIDI file into ARIA Player, it resets my mixer board settings once I hit the play button. I am getting the MIDI files from my compositions in Musescore 2. How can I fix this ...
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How to display instrument name always unshortened in MuseScore?

MuseScore (2.0.3) displays the full instrument names only on the first line, on the other lines it is displayed shortened, like this: How to force the application to show the instrument names always ...
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Creating lead sheets using MuseScore

I'm trying to separate a choral arrangement into simplified individual sheets for the different parts and instruments. Need to be able to create a sheet with: Music Lyrics Chords I have issues ...
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Sharing and Transposing Trad Jazz songs between Key/Clef

If this should be moved to a different forum, please advise and I will do so. I just started using MuseScore, which is a free software though they probably have a pro version, and was able to score "...
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Where is the accent symbol in Musescore?

I'm creating some scales to work with. My music teacher has asked me accent the first note in each measure. I'm looking for the symbol within Musescore that represents accent. https://musescore.com/...
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How do you change a piano staff to a treble staff in musescore?

For some reason a track on a midi file is being imported as a piano staff. It's a tenor voice part. How do I change the staff to show just the treble clef and remove the bass clef?
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Where do you find “dim.” within musescore?

Where is dim. found within musescore?
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How do I create tremolos in Musescore

I have a section of music from brahms hungarian dance no. 1 that I am trying to arrange but am having some trouble writing this in musescore. Any ideas?
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What are these notes in an advanced violin piece?

I am rewriting this for two violins but am having a little trouble with the very first measure. They look like some weird sort of triplet. How do I enter the notes into a music editor? I've never ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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:
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?