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Paste Image in Multi-line Rich Texarea from Clipboard [migrated]

How to copy paste image or screenshot in multiline rich text and save in Sharepoint list
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Are there any Linux GUI applications that can generate / export cue sheets?

I'm looking for an application -- or perhaps a plugin to something like Audacity -- that would allow a user to place cue point marks graphically, and then generate and export a filename.cue cue sheet ...
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How to convert @tonicjs/tonic chord data to guitar chords?

I am looking at https://github.com/tonaljs/tonal/tree/main/packages/chord which has a lot of music theory I'm less familiar with. When I was playing the guitar for many years 20 years ago, I learned a ...
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Sheet Music Software, w/ Measures/Bars per System Setting

For many years I was an "Encore" user, and alas, Encore is no longer supported. (Rumors of a new version persist, but... we'll see....) I used it to create piano sheet music. Encore allowed ...
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Entering Chords With Frescobaldi

how do we insert chords over a melody with Frecobaldi/Lilypond?
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Could a program perform automated scale/mode detection beyond just the major and minor scales?

The automated scale/mode detection programs that I am aware of such as Mixed in Key can only detect major and minor scales, in addition to the key. Could there also be programs that could perform ...
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How can I effectively route Stylus RMX channels to individual MIDI tracks in Ableton Live?

I'm currently facing challenges with routing separate Stylus RMX channels to individual MIDI tracks in Ableton Live in a well-organized manner. While I've followed tutorials to create a functional ...
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Can you identify this iPad music app [closed]

Can someone identify this iPad app?
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What kind of software do I need to make general MIDI playback on my computer sound better?

[No, I'm not asking for a specific recommendation.] I'm writing some web-based software that uses the WebMidi API to output MIDI events which, somehow (sound card MIDI module?) turn into sound. It ...
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How can I turn a math function into sound? [duplicate]

I'm an astronomy undergrad and I'm taking a course on physics that mostly covers material related to waves and sound. When studying beats, I realized that the cover for the AM album from Arctic ...
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Appoggiaturas not playing in Noteflight audio

I have arranged Für Elise in Noteflight with two 16th note appoggiaturas circled in red. I expect them to play in the audio but they don't (unlike acciaccaturas which do play). The bar with the ...
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I installed the Ableton trial but can't find the actual application [closed]

I installed the Ableton Trial and now I'm trying to open a project with it but I can't find the application under the open apps option. When I write Ableton in my search the only application I find is ...
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Program similar to getharmony.net [closed]

getharmony.net was a very interesting web page where you could get the notes of a song with guitar through a spectogram and make a tab to interpret it. Unfortunately it is down, but I would like to ...
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Quick way to add music notation to MS Word document

I'm currently adding a bunch of tunes to my MS Word paper set list, and I need a quick way to add music notation, 2-4 bars, to tune entries to spark my memory for starting the tunes. What is a quick ...
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Set special reverb in midi player/editor which is oriented to midi reverb event

I am looking for a way to play midis with a special reverb in a midi player or editor. I'm working on a patch for a videogame which fixes its midi based music (it's buggy in the original game). Among ...
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what types of equipment do i need to rapidly produce songs with keyboard instrumentation, USB microphone vocals, and multi-track recording? [duplicate]

I'm confused about the "tools" I need and what all is done by the synthesizer workstation vs laptop software. I will create percussion and rhythm tracks with a keyboard synthesizer, do ...
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Mimic special midi reverb event that gets quieter the higher it is set to

I am looking for a way to play midis with a special reverb in a midi player or similar. This reverb, which was used in a Nintendo 64 game, uses a special reverb technique that seems to be a ...
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Some intuitions about Disklavier

I am working on a project which involves using a Disklavier, unfortunately at the moment I have no possibilities to play around with one myself and to try things out on a Disklavier. I was wondering ...
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Loosing sound from you tube backing track whilst playing electric guitar using Bias FX2

When I play Guitar, I use Bias FX2 software through my Pre Sonus Monitors and Pre Sonus AudioBox interface, all through my PC, Windows 10 so, I like to play along using You Tube Backing Tracks but, ...
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I'm looking for midi software that will allow me to project to my students on both piano and a staff what I am playing [closed]

In my piano class in college, there was an electric piano that had a grand staff built onto it. Whenever someone played the keyboard, the whole class could see the notes being played light up on the ...
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Finale writing problem, four cross-beamed eighths

How do I enter cross-beamed eighth notes in Finale?
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Lilypond: barre marker for single note values

This question deals with barre chord notation for guitar using the TextSpanner command in Lilypond. This approach is also described in the Lilypond documentation. However, this approach only works if ...
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Attack and Release articulation in Orchestral category of Kontakt Factory Library 2

I've been playing around with the new Kontakt Factory Library 2 that came with Kontakt 7. I noticed that the Strings, Brass, and Woodwind instruments are missing the Attack and Release knobs. How do I ...
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Use TuxGuitars as VST

This is certainly an odd request, but I grew up learning guitar with tuxguitar. I am used to "synthetic" guitars sounding like crap, in particular, like TuxGuitars synths. Can I get them out ...
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Getting played note frequency using Unity and FFT

I am working on a project using the Unity game engine, The idea of the project is that the user plays a note on a guitar (and other instruments) and the app should display the note frequency that the ...
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Is AI capable of separating instruments from a track?

At some point of my life I want to become a DJ (self-development). I have in mind various approaches to it, both artistic and technical. I'd like to ask on the latter, is it feasible as for 2022 to ...
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Bespokesynth: play a sequence of note (notesequencer) on key press, and generally enable/disable a module on a keypress

In BespokeSynth, how could I play a sequence of notes (notesequencer) when pressing a note, and stopping it when pressing it again?
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Is burning high resolution recordings to CD a bad idea? [closed]

More and more music is available for purchase / streaming now in Hi-Res formats which exceed CD quality in bit rate or recording frequency. For practical reasons I often listen to the same music in ...
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A Question about Avid Sibelius 2021 and Kontakt (.nki) instruments

Since Sibelius is just using a version of Kontakt in the background to play its own sounds, can I build Sibelius Soundsets that are based on nothing but the .nki files in my authorized Kontakt ...
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VMPK: Use common slider control instead of dial control?

It uses a small dial control (Windows term. Maybe "widget" in Linux/Android term.) for changing the values. Maybe this is for someone who uses a real hardware dial and the dial reflects the ...
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Writing notes without knowing their duration - can it be done in Musink Lite?

Today my classmates put me onto Musink Lite. If I understand well, the idea is that it somehow 'knows' how long your notes should be, so it becomes one click per note. I like it, but as a newbie I don'...
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Pan vs Balance in MIDI

Musink Pro lets can supplement your music notation with custom MIDI instructions. The MIDI instructions are sent directly to your selected MIDI device as the score plays. I have started using Pan to ...
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Separate drumkit into hands and feet in Musink music maker

I'm writing drum and percussion exercises in Musink music maker software. It's going well except when I write the hands and feet the notes 'join'. I would like them to be separate. I read about voice ...
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How do I add a rest in SmartMusic's Compose?

I've just started learning SmartMusic's Compose feature whereby I can create my own musical score. I'm starting with Mary Had a Little Lamb (the hello world program equivalent for any music notation ...
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Looping software for recording [closed]

There is recording hardware that consistently loops while the musician successively records new tracks. For example, first, the musician records the drum, the machine then repeats the recording ...
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Does converting MIDI files to MP3 files require creativity?

MIDI files record which keys are pressed when, how hard and for how long. Given a sufficiently detailed physics model of the instrument, it should be possible to simulate it in silico (at least in ...
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Can I get a sense of how good Logic Pro is at MIDI -> MP3 conversion without installing MacOS? [closed]

I'm interested in converting MIDIs to MP3s. I've heard that Logic Pro is pretty good at this, but installing Logic Pro and MacOS is quite a hassle for me (I use Linux) Are there web sites that let you ...
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Ritardando in the score [closed]

How do I write Ritardando (rit.) in a score, so that it will also affect the midi playback? I can write rit. as a text marking, but it won't be heard it in the midi playback.
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Treble Clef with optional 8 va bassa?

What is a treble clef with 8 in parentheses used for? My software (MuseScore 3.x) ignores it (as if it were a treble without any 8). What is the point of this clef? Is it for transposing instruments? ...
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How to import sf2 file to keyboard? [closed]

How to do so?? I have searched, but couldn't find any relevant information
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How to add quadruplets in Tuxguitar?

I am trying to add quadruplet notes in Tuxguitar, and while the sidebar has a button that adds triplets, quintuplets, etc., it doesn't seem to have the option to add quadruplets. Is it possible to add ...
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Installing lilypond on Big Sur

Has anyone here installed lilypond on Big Sur (Mac)? The .dmg file and brew install --cask lilypond both informed me that the distributed version of lilypond only work with macOS versions up to Mojave....
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Stem direction on voices in Guitar Pro 7

How do I keep the stem direction same on each different Voice on Guitar Pro 7, GP7? I have used GP7 moderately. I feel there is a setting to lock stem direction on each Voice. When I input notes on ...
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Can software render music as well as a skilled human with a physical instrument and a microphone?

From a comment on Hacker News: [...] physical playing has been replaced by software quite a while ago. [...] almost nobody can distinguish a computer rendering from the real thing on a recording. ...
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Is there a way of actually opening hairpins in LilyPond?

I need this for an Ossia staff that only appears for a single bar, like this: The real hairpin starts before that bar (like the 2nd one), but spanning the hairpin where the lower one starts doesn't ...
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How can I omit breaks and page breaks in LilyPond?

I'm creating score and parts from a single file with various \book blocks, and my instrument parts have some \break and \pageBreak commands, but I want my score to omit those breaks. I thought that ...
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Is there a better way of working on a score in real-time collaboration?

I've struggled with this topic for a long time since I edit scores with some friends at the same time, and came with some workarounds, but none of them seems that efficient for the workflow. I mainly ...
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In Sibelius ManuScript language example, why will the Run method not run?

I am learning to write Sibelius plug-ins by working my way through the ManuScript Language Reference (see File > Plug-ins > ManuScript Language Reference). Unlike other scripting languages I use ...
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Is there any software to convert carnatic vocal/instrumental music to swaras notation i.e., written musical notation? [closed]

I want to convert vocal music rendition into carnatic musical notations ( sa re g ma pa ..). I tried searching for such tools but there are only softwares for western music, where they convert ...
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Balanced Mono Output through Software on Stereo Jack Output

I have a Focusrite Scarlett 18i20. The USB interface has 4 balanced mono outputs and 2 unbalanced stereo headphone outputs. I want to output a mono balanced signal on the unbalanced stereo headphone ...
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