If you are new to composing, you’ve probably had a few questions like, “which direction should this stem go?” or “what notes do I need to beam together?” Here are some answers to these and other common notation questions.
Leonard Bernstein’s unknown, never-recorded string quartet “rediscovered,” to be performed
A Making Music exclusive An unknown, never-performed, and never-recorded work for string quartet composed by Leonard Bernstein — perhaps the most talented and successful classical musician in American history — later this year will have its world premiere at Tanglewood, the music venue that had a 50-year association/connection to the famed conductor, composer, musician, and […]
Transcription Errands – Chord Charts and the Nashville Number System
If you’re playing a bunch of gigs and finding it difficult to remember all those tunes, consider some of these transcription tips from Ken Dow.
Hal Leonard Launches Revolutionary Self-Publishing Program Called ArrangeMe
Hal Leonard has announced a massive expansion of ArrangeMe, its program that lets musicians legally and easily upload sheet music of original works or arrangements of popular songs and sell them on market-leading music websites.