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Alternative to Synthesia, for MIDI instrument

Since I own a license for Synthesia I could check in "Free play" mode what you want and I think I found the issue: there seem to be many programs that do play notes which are received via MIDI, but ...
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DAW fit for composing/recording in standard music notation?

I would suggest taking a look at Denemo which seems to fit a lot of your requirements: Music input from teh PC Keyboard, MIDI Controller or acoustically Produces sheet music in various notations vial ...
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Getting started creating digital music

Try MuseScore. Free of charge, very capable.
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Getting started creating digital music

Four years later, as a result of encountering this question on Super User, my attention was drawn to Online Sequencer, which runs entirely in the browser, and appears to allow you to generate MP3, WAV,...
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Getting started creating digital music

If you care about the production quality of the music, a scorewriter like MuseScore is not sufficient. The type of software you are looking for is called a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). One example ...
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Is there a Rogue Amoeba SoundSource (MacOS app) equivalent for Windows?

Equalizer APO https://sourceforge.net/projects/equalizerapo/ with Peace https://sourceforge.net/projects/peace-equalizer-apo-extension/ offers some of SoundSource offers, but it a far cry. Eq APO ...
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Tool to remove clicking sounds in audio recording due to clipping (Android or Windows)

Audacity: has a very effective filter for noise removal Supports import/export of AC3, M4A/M4R & with the optional FFmpeg library Is free, gratis & open source Is available for Windows/Mac/...
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Split vocal from piano in a very simple song

Really, the only app that comes anywhere close [if the phase flip trick doesn't work, which it usually doesn't] is Izotope's Music Rebalance It is only available as part of a larger package & ...
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Sound editor for Mac to manually mix (crossfade) music files?

The easy answer is Audacity: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform, Windows, Linux & Mac OS-X. Multi-track Supports most sound file formats Adjust volume with Compressor, Amplify, ...
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Software to find similar music samples

Acoustid has a list of specific applications including Picard which rely on open source technology but for any serious use I would suggest taking a look at ARCloud for music recognition.
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Music playlist creator with export capabilities

Not sure what you are looking for exactly, but most modern music players can create playlists in m3u format or others. MusicBee can create both static playlists or so called "Smart Playlists" which ...
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Program to play with FM (frequency modulation) synthesis

You might consider using ZynAddSubFX. It is free, open-source, available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Among other options, you can perform FM synthesis; there are some presets, but you can also edit ...
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Software to create SF2 soundfonts

From the list suggested by @Steve Barnes I picked Polyphone because their website looked so well made. It fulfills the requirements: works on Windows (tested on Windows 7) creates SF2 sound fonts is ...
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Program that renders MIDI compositions

I ended up using Garritan Personal Orchestra, which features a standalone program called "Aria Player" that is able to render MIDI directly to orchestral sounds.
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CLI or Text IDE based Audio/Music production software like LMMS?

What about sonic-pi, it is a free tool/IDE that supports a variety of different built in synths as well as the ability to code in your own.
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CLI or Text IDE based Audio/Music production software like LMMS?

I know it's a bit old but I just came across this question :) How about lilypond. It's cross-platform, (works on all versions of Windows as well). It's a text based music notation, can export to midi ...
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