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Open Goldberg Variations - Setting Bach Free

• 6 years ago

Robert Douglass, a German horn player and MuseScore enthusiast, has a noble project he'd like to share with us. He wants to create a new score and studio recording of J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations, and place them in the public domain for everyone to own and use without limitations on licensing.

Bach wrote his seminal work over 270 years ago, yet public domain scores and recordings are hard or impossible to find. Robert is determined to change this. He launched

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New Tips and Tutorials Site for MuseScore Users

• 7 years ago

Hello fellow MuseScore users,

Just thought I'd let you know that I've started a new website: www.musescoretips.com which features tutorials, articles, how-to videos and general information on getting the most out of MuseScore. I'm also going to include articles about general music notation/music publishing conventions as well as interviews with composers, songwriters, teachers and students who use MuseScore on a regular basis.

There's a free cheatsheet (list of MuseScore shortcuts and basic techniques) available for anyone who signs up to

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Call for updating MuseScore translations

• 7 years ago

Dear MuseScore friends,

Let me first start with wishing you all a Happy New Year. While 2010 was a tremendous year for MuseScore, 2011 will prove to be even more exciting with the release of MuseScore 1.0. If you speak another language besides English, you can help make MuseScore 1.0 the best release ever.

All the outstanding bugs for 1.0 have been fixed thanks to the work of Leon, Miwarre, David, Nicolas and Werner during the past 2 weeks. Now

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The State of MuseScore

• 7 years ago

Over the past years, we have been focusing on two major aspects of the MuseScore project: adding features and make MuseScore as stable as possible. We have really come a long way. With the launch of musescore.org in September 2008, things started to accelerate. It facilitated more interaction between users and developers on all levels: bug hunting, writing documentation, translating the software and much more.

Two years later, the results are phenomenal. From 2000 downloads in Aug 2008, MuseScore has

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MuseScore 0.9.6.3 is released

• 7 years ago

MuseScore 0.9.6.3 bug fix release is available for download. Installation packages are available for Windows and Mac OS X. Linux users have to wait for their distribution maintainers to make a package.

If you installed the release candidate, please uninstall it and upgrade to this version.

During the past month, MuseScore development team has fixed more than 12 bugs on the MuseScore 0.9.6 code, in particular: #6775: Seg. fault by double clicking any element twice.

You can

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Presenting on MuseScore at CMS/ATMI National Conference - Would Like Your Feedback

• 7 years ago

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Next Thursday, 23 September, I will be giving a presentation/demonstration on/of MuseScore at the College Music Society/Association for Technology in Music Instruction National Conference in Minneapolis, MN. I would love to hear a little bit from the community, especially those of you involved in education, on how you have used MuseScore. I welcome positive and negative feedback both. I'm especially interested in those of you who have been using MuseScore in a classroom or other educational setting.

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MuseScore 0.9.6.2 is released

• 7 years ago

MuseScore 0.9.6.2 bug fix release is available for download. Installation packages are available for Windows and Mac OS X. Linux users have to wait for their distribution maintainers to make a package.

During the past month, MuseScore development team has fixed more than 10 bugs on the MuseScore 0.9.6 code. Lots of time has been spent on a critical bug specific to Windows XP and a bug targetting MacOSX on PPC. Special thanks to all the testers, in

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Articles about MuseScore

• 7 years ago

I've launched a writing project aimed at raising interest and awareness of open source programs with applications in Music Education. Currently, it's found a home on Examiner.com. The first 3 articles cover the latest stable release of MuseScore.

  1. A short review
  2. Part one of a project tutorial
  3. Tutorial part two

If anyone is interested, they can also follow on Facebook and on Twitter.

Thank you to the site admins here and on MuseScore's Facebook page for expressing their

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MuseScore User Group London

• 7 years ago

This is a call for the very first MuseScore User Group (MUG) in London. Werner, Lasconic and myself are coming to London for the Music Hack Day which takes place during the weekend of September 4 & 5th. We are in town few days before, so why not have a gathering for MuseScore users, for both starters and experts?

The MUG format is still open. It can be a MuseScore workshop similar to the one we had in Bordeaux earlier

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MuseScore 0.9.6.1 is released

• 7 years ago

MuseScore 0.9.6.1 bug fix release is available for download. Installation packages are available for Windows and Mac OS X. Linux users have to wait for their distribution maintainers to make a package.

During the past month, MuseScore development team has fixed 40 bugs on the MuseScore 0.9.6 code. You can find a list of bug fixes in the release notes. This release also comes with 3 new languages under translation: Hebrew, Slovenian and Basque.

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