A transcript of one of our most popular podcast episodes. If you’ve ever needed to open a music notation file in a different program, you’ve relied on MusicXML. Michael Good tells us how it happened.
Noteflight, the web-based music notation software that allows musicians to create, share, teach, sell, and purchase music, continues to innovate with updates and new product offerings, so that professionals and educators can take their inspirations and collaborate, no matter the circumstances.
Samuel Z. Solomon’s book “How to Write for Percussion” is a wealth of information, guidance, opinions, and reference material on an important subject, accompanied by nine hours of quickly-paced companion videos.
Samara Ginsberg’s multi-part cello arrangements of TV and movie themes have created a sensation on social media. We learn more about Samara’s approach to arranging, using music notation software, and her experience playing from charts of all kinds.
We have a two-part podcast interview with composer Christopher Willis. We talk with Chris about his score to the movie “The Personal History of David Copperfield” and its fresh take on familiar musical ideas, and break down Chris’s music preparation process on a film from orchestration to copying.
It’s possible to make a really beautiful, usable application that produces terrible scores, and it’s possible to create a terrible application that produces beautiful scores. The goal is to put those things together into a beautiful application that produces beautiful scores.
An interview with composer, new music notation specialist and arts administrator jef chippewa about his neueweise fonts for Finale and Sibelius and his work, philosophy, and approach to music notation.
The 2020 NAMM Show is over, and we had a ton of news coverage, product reviews, interviews, photos, and videos. Whether you missed any posts from the past few days or just want to relive the excitement, here’s a wrap-up of all our activity from sunny Anaheim, California.
Our 2020 NAMM Show coverage continues as we speak with Daniel Ray, who is in charge of Musescore’s product strategy, about how the product has fared in the nearly two years since the Ultimate Guitar acquisition, its recent progress, and its future.
Our 2020 NAMM Show coverage continues with an interview with Noteflight’s John Mlynczak. We discuss Noteflight’s embedded music creation tool, improved MusicXML recognition, Hal Leonard’s ArrangeMe platform, and the new Lifetime purchase plan for Noteflight Premium.