Online Public Domain Libraries for MusicXML and MIDI Scores

Online Public Domain Libraries for MusicXML and MIDI Scores

Although major publishers tend to distribute their digital scores in PDF, flexible formats – such as MusicXML and MIDI – can be very useful in a variety of situations. Luckily, there are many online libraries that provide MusicXML and MIDI files for music pieces, all...
The OMR Introduction-What is OMR?

The OMR Introduction-What is OMR?

Optical music recognition (OMR) is the music equivalent of optical character recognition (OCR). This technology applies OCR to interpret digital sheet music and scanned scores into editable or playable form. Once captured digitally, the music can be saved in commonly...
Using MusicXML: An Exchange Format Between Finale and Sibelius

Using MusicXML: An Exchange Format Between Finale and Sibelius

In this article, we will have a closer look at the practicalities of using MusicXML, particularly the main issues that arise while using it as an exchange format between different notation software, and how to   solve them. When exporting and re-importing a MusicXML...
What is MusicXML?

What is MusicXML?

“MusicXML was created to be the first universally compatible format for digital sheet music.” Within this article, we hope you will find some useful and clear answers as to what MusicXML is all about, along with a highly informative explanation given by...
Best Practices to Import MusicXML Scores into Newzik

Best Practices to Import MusicXML Scores into Newzik

– For Sibelius users – Newzik is pioneering in reading MusicXML scores on the iPad. The benefits of supporting this format are significant. Whereas PDF music is static images, the Newzik MusicXML scores are completely dynamic, transposable and...
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