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Old 04-21-2008, 06:55 AM   #1
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Question Sheet Music to MIDI program?


Hi, I have 10-15 sheets of sheet music, including multiple instruments for the same piece of music, and I would like to find the easiest program for me to tell it which notes on the sheet, and it make a MIDI file for me from the music. I don't really want an entire music making program, just a composer.
 
Old 04-22-2008, 05:42 AM   #2
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Hi, I have 10-15 sheets of sheet music, including multiple instruments for the same piece of music, and I would like to find the easiest program for me to tell it which notes on the sheet, and it make a MIDI file for me from the music. I don't really want an entire music making program, just a composer.
Which program(s) have you already tried which weren't easy enough? Rosegarden?
 
Old 04-23-2008, 06:52 AM   #3
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None, really, just wanted a suggestion as to which one would be easiest to use.
 
Old 04-23-2008, 08:20 AM   #4
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What format is the sheet music in?
 
Old 04-23-2008, 10:21 AM   #5
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What format is the sheet music in?
LOL That's a good one...(how about paper?)

At any rate, I did a little searching, and found a java program that will take a scan of printed music and convert it to musicXML:
https://audiveris.dev.java.net It may do MIDI as well.

Rosegarden may be able to read the musicXML files and then convert them midi. MuseScore http://mscore.sourceforge.net/en/idx.php, although newer, will read musicXML and export to MIDI.

For a WYSIWYG music editor that you can click in the notes MuseScore is pretty promising and is getting better. I have heard of others who do everything in Rosegarden as well.
 
Old 04-25-2008, 07:51 AM   #6
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For a WYSIWYG music editor that you can click in the notes MuseScore is pretty promising and is getting better. I have heard of others who do everything in Rosegarden as well.
Hmm, okay, I'll look at it. Thanks a lot!
 
  


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