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Software to transpose all the music in my playlist to the same key

Is there any software out there that transposes all music in a playlist to one key?I imagine one that allows you to listen to all your music in the same key.
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Convert MuseScore sheet music to solfege mp3 output

I want to export my sheet music (*.mscz or *.mscx file produced by MuseScore) as an mp3 audio file but with a solfa voice as the output. It is just simple interval exercises, not complex music. Many ...
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Music - Create Acapella from Original track and instrumental

Just had an idea that it should be possible to 'subtract' instrumental tracks from orginal tracks leaving us with just the acapella version of the song. In it's most basic form this would be: ...
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Split vocal from piano in a very simple song

I have a very simple song which has only a vocal and a piano sound. I want to remove the piano sound, and indeed, only get the vocal. According to this link: How to Isolate Vocals in Audacity, there ...
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Sound editor for Mac to manually mix (crossfade) music files?

I have a long music mp3 file and want to cut out a part in the middle. I would like to create a smooth transition between the end of the first and the start of the second part, like a crossfade, and ...
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DAW fit for composing/recording in standard music notation?

Needed Software Software, preferably Gratis/FOSS & Linux, that allows: The use of standard music notation to compose music in a variety of genres. The ability to play such compositions. Ideally ...
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Import a MIDI, then modify and export as a tracker module on Linux

I want to compose a tracker module, but not from scratch. I have public-domain MIDI file that I want to derive my work from, but I'm struggling to find a workflow that fits these requirements: The ...
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Drone Chord Android App

Do you know any Android App where... there would be two buttons/select boxes: "key" and "chord" where I could do something like: Key: C Chord: 7M Hit a "play" button and it would just... play it. ...
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rap lyrics management

Suppose I'm a rapper. I have lots of lyrics, which, half of them are not done yet, some are done, but need rework & edits, some are just a verse and need a second verse, etc... . I also have ...
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DAW with ability to export tempo time-codes

I have several songs that have complex tempo and time signature mapping that I've arranged in Ableton. After mapping the song I need the time-codes of the resulting grid in 16ths, 8ths, 4ths. Is there ...
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An online drum tab player that is extensible to any percussion instrument so that I can add more cowbell

I have some drum tabs, and I want to play them as music. I also want to edit them and try to build the song into something better. I found drumtabber.com which basically does exactly what I want - ...
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Software to find similar music samples

I'm looking for program that can help me find music samples within a library which are "similar" to an input sample. By sample I mean a short (1-10 seconds) audio file, typically in .wav or .aif ...
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Music playlist creator with export capabilities

I need to be able to use my own MP3 files and create playlists. I am using a music scheduling software at the moment (meant for radio channels). It's too expensive and I don't produce any live ...
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MIDI recording from keyboard and editing on Android

I've got a micro USB to OTG adapter to USB-B with which I can connect my Android tablet to a Casio keyboard. On some apps such as WalkBand I can play on the keyboard and the app receives the MIDI ...
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Program to play with FM (frequency modulation) synthesis

I'm looking for sofware that allow me to play with FM (frequency modulation) synthesis, a technique which was used by synthesizers in the 80s that allow to create complex sounds out of only sine waves ...
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Alternative to Synthesia, for MIDI instrument

I've been using Synthesia to play my MIDI instrument, as it allows for a nice visualization of the notes and many instruments. The problem is that this program is neither free nor very portable, so ...
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Software to create SF2 soundfonts

Since the day I found MuseScore I play keyboard more often again. I now found out that MuseScore can play different sounds using SF2 soundfonts. While I was downloading some soundfonts from the web, I ...
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Can anyone recommend a budget software setups for live guitar gigs?

Please recommend software for setting up an electric guitar for live gigs. Excluding the guitar is there any kind of hardware required to change the guitar effects? How to integrate software such ...
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Emulate instruments with MIDI keyboard

I am looking for a program (preferably lightweight and free) that lets me use a Casio keyboard with MIDI to play or emulate an array of instruments. I am not looking into audio production at all so ...
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Android App to create simple sheet music to save melodies

I just started playing in a band and want to save melodies that appear in my head on my phone. I should be able to input the particular notes and play it back to hear if I got it right. No other ...
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Freeware/open source program to convert MP3 to sheet music/notation

I am looking for a free or open source app (not paid/commercial/trial etc.) that can convert a mp3 or other audio file to a sheet music/notation Something comparable to Audioscore, but must be a free ...
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Music producing software for PC has the smart instruments of Garageband

I once owned an iPad and have used Garageband a lot. Now, I am looking for a similar software that I can produce amateur music easily. Although I have searched this on the internet (1, 2), and even ...
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Need a kind of sampler/tracker

I'd like to experiment with music and sound - creating new and strange scales, chords and modes. And very interesting in random and quasi-random music. So I need a very special app for Android: It ...
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Software for adjusting the velocity curve of a MIDI controller in Linux

I use my Yamaha CLP330 digital piano as a MIDI controller. The problem is that the volume of the sound is too low when I play on the piano. But using software controllers the sound is normal. So it ...
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Is there any software that can convert real time music into MIDI music?

I want to make music for a video game I am creating, but I have little to no skill using a piano. But, I do know how to play tuba, and have been playing it for a while. Is there any software that can ...
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Program that renders MIDI compositions

I have some compositions in the form of MIDI files. I would like to have a "preview" of what they would sound like with real instruments, without actually having an expensive orchestra playing them. ...
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Free/inexpensive beat grid drum machine plugins for GarageBand?

I'm looking for free or at least inexpensive (under $15) beat grid drum machine plugins for GarageBand. These plugins must work with the new GarageBand (v10+). High quality drum kit samples are of ...
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Android MPC app to quickly create a beat

Are there any Android apps comparable to Akai's iMPC, which is sadly only available for iOS? Searching in PlayStore for "MPC" only results in cheaply made apps with fixed loops on the buttons. I ...
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CLI or Text IDE based Audio/Music production software like LMMS?

There are softwares like LMMS called the Audio or Music production softwares. Their main task, or which I'm most interested in, is to create sound imitating the notes of music in differentg ...
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Linux audio mixer DAW

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 and 1.6 GB of loops. I want a DAW where I can place these tracks and create mashup-style tracks from these sounds? What could I install?
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Music: What is the most comparable software bundle to Native Instruments Komplete that is deliverable via internet download after purchase?

This is one of the staple sets of software in every studio, containing among other things, the virtual synthesizer Reaktor and over 50GB of samples, at a very affordable price ($500). However, with ...
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Software to playback inputted music notes

Is there any software (online or download) that allows the user to input a sequence of notes, set the time signature etc. and then choose instrument to hear the notes being played back. E.g. The user ...
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Percussion and accompaniment application for Linux platforms

I am a piano player. I had a keyboard that had the feature to add percussion and accompaniment when giving the chords and selecting the rhythm (e.g. Ballad). I switched to a digital piano that is ...
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Recording software for Mac

I'm seeking suggestions for recording software runnable on a Mac. Mostly interested in recording guitar, bass, and drums. I don't need anything crazy, but I do need the ability to track time-signature ...
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Piano App for Android With Scales and Rhythm (Similar to Garage Band)

For me, Garage Band's most outstanding features are, you can pick a scale and all the keys on the keyboard (or strings on the guitar) are coherent to the scale you picked. Moreover, you can never miss ...
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Audio recording software for Windows?

I am looking for audio recording softwares for Windows platform. I have to record a few songs. I am looking for softwares other than Audacity, Adobe Audition, Sound Forge. Requirements: 2 GB RAM (...
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Piano software with external sound font

Is there a free piano playing software/game which allows you to use an external sound font (like .sf2 files) and preferable export your music into midi? Open source preferred.
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Free Remixing Software

I'm interested in getting my feet wet in music remixing. I am a complete newbie, and don't really know the exact features I'm looking for. Requirements: Free. I would however consider paying a small ...
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Music software with human voice as the tone

Think of it like this, a piano software, in which when Do-Re-Mi etc is played, instead of playing the normal piano tone, it will play the same tone with human voice (as if someone is just practicing ...
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MIDI Keyboard recording and editing on Linux (Ubuntu)

I used to record some music with my Roland XP-10 keyboard using SONAR 4 under Windows XP, with some VST like The Grand Piano and Korg M1. I have recently switched from Windows to Linux (Ubuntu), and ...
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Free score writer? [duplicate]

I am looking for a free score writer for my Windows 7 PC. I only have a total of 2 GB ram available in my desktop.
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Cubase & EZDrummer Pair for Linux

I am an amateur musician and often record my compositions. I use Cubase 5 and EZDrummer while recording. However, I now move to Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows 7. Therefore, I need a sofware which provides:...
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Windows Garageband equivalent

Required Record MIDI input from physical MIDI instruments Use MIDI instruments Export to mp3 or other common audio format Open audio files and include in project Multiple audio tracks Change track ...
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Any VST for removing harmonic content from audio?

I wonder if there are any VSTs which remove automatically the main harmonic content from an audio source. For example, if I have a simple sine wave this hypothetical device would return absolutely ...
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Digital audio workstation software for Linux?

I am primarily a Windows user but I have recently started using Linux more frequently. On Windows I use Steinberg Cubase to sequence music. Cubase is a digital audio workstation (DAW) with a variety ...
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SF2 extractor for Linux

I'm looking for some software (for Linux) to look inside Soundfont 2 packages, change things, and then pack it up again. That's all I need, but I can't find anything, so I'd love some recommendations.