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donp5151

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Any good writable blank sheet music programs or software to use on my computer to write songs and print them out?
Thanks
Don

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Any good writable blank sheet music programs or software to use on my computer to write songs and print them out?
Thanks
Don

CSchlegel

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Originally Posted by: donp5151
Any good writable blank sheet music programs or software to use on my computer to write songs and print them out?

For writing & printing music Finale & Sibelius are the industry standards. I've used Finale off & on for a decade. It has pros & cons. But for printing the sheet music, it's definitely excellent.

http://www.finalemusic.com/
http://www.sibelius.com/home/index_flash.html

This program looks free & similar, but I can't vouch for it as I've never used it.

http://musescore.org/

Hope this helps. Best of success!
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Originally Posted by: donp5151
Any good writable blank sheet music programs or software to use on my computer to write songs and print them out?

For writing & printing music Finale & Sibelius are the industry standards. I've used Finale off & on for a decade. It has pros & cons. But for printing the sheet music, it's definitely excellent.

http://www.finalemusic.com/
http://www.sibelius.com/home/index_flash.html

This program looks free & similar, but I can't vouch for it as I've never used it.

http://musescore.org/

Hope this helps. Best of success!
Christopher Schlegel
Guitar Tricks Instructor

Christopher Schlegel Lesson Directory

donp5151

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Forte

Just saw your reply. I have been trying the free version of Forte and dealing with the learning curve.
I haven't read sheet music since Jr High band and I am 68 now so I am doing a lot of head scratching and printing out any help that I can find. It is much easier now with the internet to help but it will take a little time.
I am writing an albums worth of music for a band I am putting together of other disabled vets. It's a blast but just taking the guitar back up after years and relearning song writing is a big chunk.
Thanks for the suggestions and I will look at those other programs. What do you hear about Forte?
Thanks
Don
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Warzone Blues Band

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Forte

Just saw your reply. I have been trying the free version of Forte and dealing with the learning curve.
I haven't read sheet music since Jr High band and I am 68 now so I am doing a lot of head scratching and printing out any help that I can find. It is much easier now with the internet to help but it will take a little time.
I am writing an albums worth of music for a band I am putting together of other disabled vets. It's a blast but just taking the guitar back up after years and relearning song writing is a big chunk.
Thanks for the suggestions and I will look at those other programs. What do you hear about Forte?
Thanks
Don
Author: "The Warzone PTSD Survivors Guide"
Warzone Blues Band

CSchlegel

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Originally Posted by: donp5151
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Thanks for the suggestions and I will look at those other programs. What do you hear about Forte?

You are welcome.

Forte is the freeware version of Finale. Not as powerful, but it gets the job done. If it works for your purposes, then you've found a solution. :)

All those programs do essentially the same things. It's just a matter of finding one that you understand & can use efficiently & effectively. Best of success with your project!
Christopher Schlegel
Guitar Tricks Instructor

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Originally Posted by: donp5151
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Thanks for the suggestions and I will look at those other programs. What do you hear about Forte?

You are welcome.

Forte is the freeware version of Finale. Not as powerful, but it gets the job done. If it works for your purposes, then you've found a solution. :)

All those programs do essentially the same things. It's just a matter of finding one that you understand & can use efficiently & effectively. Best of success with your project!
Christopher Schlegel
Guitar Tricks Instructor

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rihanabaylanddd

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I know this is an extremely old thread but still very actual question. I am looking for a printable sheet music and cannot find a decent quality one. Is this a decent one https://www.fortenotation.com/en/blank-sheet-music-printable-pdf/ ?

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I know this is an extremely old thread but still very actual question. I am looking for a printable sheet music and cannot find a decent quality one. Is this a decent one https://www.fortenotation.com/en/blank-sheet-music-printable-pdf/ ?

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Originally Posted by: rihanabaylanddd

I know this is an extremely old thread but still very actual question. I am looking for a printable sheet music and cannot find a decent quality one.

If you are looking for blank sheet music to print, this site has a great format. The menu options at the top allow you to format it for a variety of clefs.

https://www.blanksheetmusic.net/

Christopher Schlegel
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Originally Posted by: rihanabaylanddd

I know this is an extremely old thread but still very actual question. I am looking for a printable sheet music and cannot find a decent quality one.

If you are looking for blank sheet music to print, this site has a great format. The menu options at the top allow you to format it for a variety of clefs.

https://www.blanksheetmusic.net/

Christopher Schlegel
Guitar Tricks Instructor

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