|April 30th, 2014|
|writing, music, contra, notation [html]|
Not everyone thinks of the world this way, however, so if I want other people to play my tunes I should figure out how to write them out as dots. I spent some time with those three tunes but notating rhythm is really hard. I ended up with what I think is a decent version of Corriente, but nothing for the other two.
If I was going to write a lot of tunes down it would be worth it for me to learn the standard notation well, but if I'm only going to do it very occasionally that's probably not a good use of time. Are there programs that turn audio into sheet music? Or take midi as input and quantize it? Most of what I can find seems to get the pitches right but have trouble with rhythm, which unfortunately is also the problem I have.
Update 2014-05-01: At the suggestion of people who understand music notation better than I do, I've changed it from 2/4 to 2/2 and switched to using a tied note to cross the beat in the middle of each synchopated measure. The original version was: