New Features — April 2015

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It’s that time again. Instead of a lot of little things, this month we have a small number of big new features! MIDI Recording / Transcription (experimental beta, Crescendo/HTML5/Chrome only) We’ve been working for some time on our new transcription feature and we’re very excited about it. This feature lets you play a musical performance […]

User Profile: Aaron Ishibashi, our Video Game Music Contest Winner

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We asked the winner of our recent Video Game Music composition contest, Aaron Ishibashi, to talk with us about his musical background, inspirations, and how he came to write such a cool piece. Hear his entry, along with the two runners-up, in this edition of Notes. Noteflight Robin: What was your earliest musical memory? Aaron: […]

“I want to compose a piece. What should I do?” A Composing Starter Kit

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One story we hear from our users goes something like this: “I’ve always wanted to compose, but I just didn’t have the right tools… with Noteflight I can jump right in and start writing music!” We love hearing this, of course, but is it always that simple? Once you know how to enter notes and […]

Video Game Contest: Final Results!

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Noteflight is proud to announce the grand prize winner of our video game composition contest! Drumroll please.. Aaron Ishibashi (username aishi): After the War Congratulations Aaron!!! We’d also like to highlight the works of our two runners up: Mitchell Ryan (username mitchellekwan): Hero’s Village Soren Nyhus (username snyhus): Bittersweet Victory (Video Game Music Contest 3) […]

New Features – February 2015

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Amid the growing snow piles of February, in the dark midwinter mornings, the Noteflight team trudges into work. But it’s not all grimness and factory life. Our office is actually a cosy, glowing little respite from the weather outside. And what have we been making here recently? Playback of Rit./Accel. and Fermatas The biggest change, […]

Behind the Notation: Lyrics

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Are you the kind of person who mainly remembers the lyrics of a song, or do you remember the tune more readily? Or both equally? This article will be of special interest to the “lyrics-oriented” among you, but it’s important for anyone writing down music with words, whether it’s bluegrass, opera, choral music, or Indonesian pop. […]

New Features – December 2014

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What’s new in Noteflight this month? Oh, let’s just say we’ve been burning the midnight oil… Reverb Effect In the HTML5 version of Noteflight only, Noteflight now applies a reverb effect to make the sounds a little more “live”. This makes the overall mix sound less dry or flat, and adds a spacious sound to […]