sheet music creator?

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sheet music creator?

Post by classicshredder999 » May 24th, 2010, 12:10 pm

do anyone know a website were i can type my own sheet music, and not tabs. any help?

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Re: sheet music creator?

Post by NoteBoat » May 24th, 2010, 12:42 pm

I don't know of a website. But there are freeware programs, like Finale's NotePad. For the most part, free programs allow you to enter a single instrument, and you can only have one voice - no bass note held while other notes are played above it, etc.

You could also use something like TuxGuitar, GuitarPro, or PowerTab - I think all of those allow the output of standard notation. I haven't used any of those much (I use the full-blown Finale), but my sense is they have some issues... you might never run into them if you stay in simple keys and don't transpose much.
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Re: sheet music creator?

Post by Nuno » May 24th, 2010, 1:39 pm

Recently I asked a similar question. I posted several links there: ... 53#p434424

Currently Finale NotePad is not freeware, they has a 30-day trial demo version. I used Finale NotePad when we made that experience for creating melodies and I kept using it all this time. Recently I changed my computer and I saw it was not longer freeware.

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Re: sheet music creator?

Post by kent_eh » May 24th, 2010, 2:04 pm

A good free program is Lilypond
The developers focus is on creating beautiful output to look as close as possible to manual music engraving.

It's not a wysiwyg drag-n-drop program, but it is pretty easy to get up to sped on it (at least for me).
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