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Michou

I am new!

Posted on 24-Dec-11 11:57
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Hello to everyone!

But first of all a Merry Christmas to you. I hope you enjoy the spirit of Christmas!

I bought the program not too long ago.

However I spent time, first, at training on notes recognition and reading. I was really bad with that. It is much better now, thanks to a few free programs I found on the net.

So now I will go full blast into my Songtrix Gold (for the little difference in price I thought it was worth buying the best version)

I have been practicing with the piano Suzuki method till book 5. I want to start all over again.

Best regards.
Michou

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26-Dec-11 05:19

MikeDavis

Hi Michou,

And Merry Christmas to you!

I've been using Songtrix for some time now, and I find it really helpful for getting my ideas worked out so they sound like I want.

Maybe I can help if you get stuck on anything with Songtrix.  How do want to use it?  Do you write songs?

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26-Dec-11 05:54

Michou

Hi Mike !

Wow, Great ! Yes I'll let you know if I have any question.

I am still to thoroughly explore Songtrix.

I have no intention to compose so far, one thing at a time.

Lately I have been concentrating on notes recognition, with the help of a few free programs. I had to solve this problem before going any further.

From what I have seen, Songtrix can also greatly help me with notes and chords recognition, and for finding the proper chord to apply to a melody.

I will be some time before I master the program correctly.

Thank you Mike, in the meantime, for your kind offer!

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30-Dec-11 10:17

SUNFLY143

Hi Michou i have been using a great note recognition teaching freeware program that has really proved helpful if only used for a few minutes everyday on a very regular basis.So far I have been using it for a number of years now and it has proved extremely beneficial to a learner of musical staff notation and speed reading improvement.Good luck and you will see yourself make steady progress,you can find it at
jaydemusica.com

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30-Dec-11 18:24

Michou

Www.jaydemusica.com

Hi Sunfly !

Hi Michou i have been using a great note recognition teaching freeware program that has really proved helpful if only used for a few minutes everyday on a very regular basis.

> I have done lots of research but funnily enough I have missed out on that one ! So many thanks ! Do you people on that thread want me to tell you about the other programs I have discovered ? If so let me know.
However, Sunfly gave a link to a very good program. Thank you Sunfly !

So far I have been using it for a number of years now and it has proved extremely beneficial to a learner of musical staff notation and speed reading improvement.

> Great, because, for me it was a MEGA block. MEGA ! The only way I knew of was a music book and reading and reading... This is boring and not productive at all, and an absolutely obsolete method, nowadays ! When I started the piano, the teachers were not familiar with the internet, and never made me benefit from  the wonders of such programs. Too bad because I feel I could have made so much progress with that tool, and I reproach nothing to my teachers, who were very devoted.

Good luck and you will see yourself make steady progress,you can find it at
jaydemusica.com

> Yes, I'll try that also.
> Right now, I am treading into the Songtrix Gold and I am afraid that if I go into a ready made song and alter it (jitters!), it will forever be corrupted in my songtrix program (unless I do a re-download-). I'll sort it out. In any case, it is all very exciting venture. I love it.

Happy New Year to you all, and my best wishes for a wonderful musical year !
God bless you all !
Michou

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30-Dec-11 22:24

Ahsante

Just joined the network but have been familiarizing myself with how music is made by reading among others,  this great resource by Chordwizad "How music works" - great staff. I have a number of compositions that I intend to publish using songtrix gold, hopefuly with the online collaboration by some of you that may be interested.

Happy new year to you all

Ahsante.

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31-Dec-11 08:08

Michou

Welcome to you Ahsante, all the best to you with Songtrix.
Happy new year also to you and all people on this forum.

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24-Dec-13 04:36

DARLENE ROSS

Hi Michou..........i am finding the 'JAMES TAYLOR GREATEST HITS '" QUITE BEAUTIFUL TO LISTEN TO......THE 'COMPLEX-SIMPLICITY' IS VERY MENTALLY STIMULATING, LIKE J.S. BACH...I TOO AM NEW TO SONGTRIX AND FIND IT ALL CONSUMING AND CHALLENGING, BUT MOST OF ALL FUN!!!....AND IT BEATS THE FIFTY-DOLLARS PER HALF HOUR I WAS SPENDING FOR PRIVATE TUTORING- WITH SCATTERED AND WILLY-NILLY THEORY........I GREW VERY TIRED OF SPENDING MONEY ON A BUNCH OF BOOKS, ONLY TO FIND ONE OR TWO THINGS THAT I COULD USE ON A PRACTICAL LEVEL.........MY LOVE IS 'LADY' BILLIE HOLIDAY AND SARAH VAUGHAN...I JUST LIKE TO FOLLOW WHEREVER I FEEL MOVED (ON TENOR SAXOPHONE.) MOSTLY WORKING WITH SYNTHESIZER-KEYBOARD IN ORDER TO GET A GOOD GRASP OF THE SONGTRIX THEORY....BEST WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR, AND ON THAT 'NOTE'.....KEEP PLAYING...DARLENE ROSS...uranusrising@comcast.net

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