Category Archives: Music typesetting

NotateMe – preparing scores with your finger on a mobile phone

About six weeks ago, I asked Neuratron for some technical support about their Photoscore product. Their CEO Martin Dawe, as well as sorting out my Photoscore problem, invited me to test out NotateMe, an app for Android (and now iOS) … Continue reading

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Piano reductions of choral music

Piano reductions are an important facet of our unaccompanied choral music at the Chichester Music Press, just as they are in other places. Almost all of the unaccompanied pieces in our catalogue have a piano reduction, and a lot of … Continue reading

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Jubilate by John Hosking, featuring tonic solfa

John Hosking’s latest addition to our catalogue is his setting of Jubilate (Psalm 100). This particular setting is in Welsh, and has been produced for Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir, who’ll be giving it its first performance in October 2013. The … Continue reading

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Syllabic slurs

Syllabic slurs are those slurs that you see in vocal music, joining all the notes that are sung to a single syllable. I don’t actually like them, myself. The world would be better off without them, for two reasons. One, … Continue reading

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Notating music for piano or organ

Some obvious facts that add up to a problem: The piano and the organ are different. They sound different, work differently, and are played differently; Plenty of choirs sing to organ accompaniment; Plenty of other choirs sing to piano accompaniment. … Continue reading

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