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2012 marks the reemergence of one of the big names in free sheet music creation software, Finale Notepad 2012. This product, in addition to several other free sheet music writing tools make it easy and very inexpensive to get started writing music at any level of ability. However, not all of these programs are created equal, some of them lack features that others provide. Which one should you use? Read on to get our suggestions on the best free sheet music creators available.
I don't get into the legal arena very often so it feels kind of strange to be talking about a legal settlement between the US government and Gibson Guitars. Honestly I have been rooting for Gibson ever since I first blogged about the raid back in August of 2011. I was happy to see them settle this thing and be done with it, but then I read the statement that Gibson CEO Henry Juszkiewicz released about it. After doing so I found myself actually switching sides a bit as his response strikes me as one part "mild mannered response" and three parts sarcasm.
Back during the first week of July Avid announced that it was restructuring a lot of it's holdings. Among these was the announcement that it was selling its consumer audio and video product lines and closing the UK Sibelius development and support team. Does this mean the end of Sibelius past the current Sibelius 7 version?
MusicEdMagic’s collection of easy, beginner level free sheet music for alto sax has dozens of easy, playable titles that are arranged specifically for alto sax players in the first two years of their instruction. All of the notes are printed in the normal playing range for a beginner and accidentals are used only where absolutely necessary.
All good things come to an end and so too approaches the end of free phone or case tech support for many of MakeMusic's Finale music notation software programs.