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Questions tagged [musescore]

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

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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?
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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} \...
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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" ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...