As part of the music notation software survey, I collected comments from 48 Finale users and 74 Sibelius users.
The golden ratio - an aesthetic found in numerous places in visual art and nature, has been eluding many artists from ancient history to the present, and today it finds its place in sound design as well.
I’m a terrible activist. I make art instead. Perhaps that is the best way for me to make an impact.
Hi All, In a response to my post Stylistic Pluralism Within a Composition, composer Scott Barton reached out to me to share his album Stylistic Alchemies. Frankly, it's some of the type of music I wish I were writing. I think you'll really enjoy it--check it out! http://www.ravellorecords.com/catalog/rr7990/ Best, Dan
Hi All, I have a guest post up on the MGRMusic.com website about a basic guitar exercise that I still use day-in and day-out. Here is the link: https://mgrmusic.com/exercise-that-builds-strength-stamina-and-accuracy/ Enjoy! Dan
Here is an intriguing article by guest contributor MM Coston. It centers on a discovery indicating that the all-important blues scales may have existed and been documented earlier than originally believed.
The path to mental freedom is a really long one.
Here is a PDF version of a checklist for making parts once a piece is finished.
The findings from the music notation software survey are in!
String bending and ear training go hand in hand.
ScoreCloud is a music notation software that notates your music in real-time.
Hartford Opera Theater's New in November series will be running again! This is a score call for up to 6 composers to have their operas staged and performed.
Steinberg's Dorico music notation software has had its version 2 released!
Thank you to the over 150 respondents who submitted the Music Notation Software Survey!
Please take the survey if you haven't already, and spread the word!
An investigation into what stylistic pluralism is in music.
Just as a reminder, please complete this music notation software survey if you use music notation software!
Creativity is not a gift that is given to you; it is a gift that you get for yourself.
I have admittedly been lazy recently. This is super unusual for me.