The latest 20 news items from our web sites Phonicscore.com, PracticeBird.com OpenSheetMusicEducation.org and OpenSheetMusicDisplay.org:

  • First Implementation Of The Practice Format
    by dontneedatemp on 16. July 2019 at 9:50

    The first thing to check was a good framework to start with. We decided to go with Javascript/Typescript as Open Sheet Music Display is done in that language as well. […]

  • The OSME Sight Reading Practice Generator Prototype
    by dontneedatemp on 15. July 2019 at 14:24

    Whether you are a professional or a beginner, sight reading is an absolute must for making music. During music lessons, this is taught right from the start and is practiced and perfected until you become a professional. This raises the question for us: how can we help? Our solution: The Open Sheet Music Education exercise […]

  • XML Exporter For OSME Practice Generator
    by dontneedatemp on 15. July 2019 at 14:07

    With the exercise generator developed within the framework of OpenSheetMusicEducation (OSME), you can create musical exercises for dexterity on the instrument or for sight reading, etc. The desired musical parameters: for example the clef, the time signature, the range, the number of bars, can be set in the interface to generate an exercise at the […]

  • Embedding
    by dontneedatemp on 15. July 2019 at 13:46

    Be it pictures, videos or even songs and pieces of music, these types of media are always shared with friends on our social networks. This way we let the others see what we are doing and, in the case of OSME, practice! Apart from that, teachers can also display exercises they create with OSME on […]

  • Why It Is Important To Practice Properly
    by dontneedatemp on 15. July 2019 at 13:30

    Millions of music students all over the world practice a musical instrument every day. […]

  • From Idea to Sketch
    by Thomas Buchstaetter on 16. May 2019 at 11:48

    This chapter goes a bit more into detail about the internals of a future practice format. I will include some ideas that I have bounced off with the team, teachers, musicians and friends. It will give a good guideline where this project might go. When first thinking about the idea of how to structure good […]

  • Practice Bird at the Karajan Music Tech Conference – Innovation Lab
    by hausmeister on 15. April 2019 at 12:01

    On Friday, April 12 2019, we had the chance to present Practice Bird to a professional crowd at the Karajan Music Tech Conference Innovation Lab at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts Mozarteum Salzburg. Attendees were eager to give our Smart Journal app and the Instant Feedback Monitoring feature a try with our demo set up. We Read more → Der Beitrag Practice Bird at the Karajan Music Tech Conference – Innovation Lab erschien zuerst auf Practice Bird iOS App. […]

  • Open Source and Learning
    by benni on 8. March 2019 at 22:10

    It was never easier in the history of mankind to acquire new knowledge and abilities due to the vast access of information in the internet. You can watch and learn from the best of the best, listen to zillions of musicians, download humongous numbers of books and all for free. With Open Sheet Music Display […]

  • OSMD brings colour into play!
    by Donita Pascual on 9. November 2018 at 10:36

    Since version 0.6.1, OSMD can display notes, stems and bars in color. It reads the MusicXML attribute color and sets the corresponding settings in the render engine Vexflow. Here is the link to our test case with Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte: https://opensheetmusicdisplay.github.io/demo/ (top right at “Select score” “OSMD Function Test – Select Color) Of Read more → The post OSMD brings colour into play! appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]

  • The new autumn release is here!
    by Donita Pascual on 8. November 2018 at 9:49

    The new version of OSMD includes many new features such as cue notes, crescendo hairpins, arpeggios, coloring and fingerings. Recently, we released OSMD version 0.6.0 with many new features, followed by small improvements up to version 0.6.3. Cue notes are reduced in size like ornaments, while crescendo and decrescendo hairpins and arpeggios are displayed and Read more → The post The new autumn release is here! appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]

  • OSMD 0.5.1 out now!
    by bukaznik on 27. September 2018 at 17:19

      0.5.1 is released on npm and Github! We just released OSMD 0.5.1 on npm and Github earlier today! We now can handle invisible notes, updated tuplets and the demo. Plus: we added an options interface for OSMD constructor. The OSMD constructor now takes an IOSMDOptions object as second and only parameter instead of individual method parameters autoResize and backend. Read more → The post OSMD 0.5.1 out now! appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]

  • A list of Sheet Music Display Libraries for Web browsers
    by bukaznik on 11. September 2018 at 21:57

    An overview for developers for displaying sheet music in their own web music score projects. We are asked again and again, which sheet music display libraries there are besides OpenSheetMusicDisplay (OSMD). Software that let’s you realize projects around displaying interactive sheet music in the web browser. Here is an overview in alphabetical order. Abcweb https://wim.vree.org/js/ Read more → The post A list of Sheet Music Display Libraries for Web browsers appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]

  • Version 0.5.0 released
    by bukaznik on 7. September 2018 at 21:37

    PhonicScoreLate-summer release comes with many new features and bugfixes. Good news for all music enthusiasts and web devs: we skipped vacation this year in order to ship version 0.5.0 of OpenSheetMusicDisplay just before summer comes to an end. By a great effort from the team we proudly present many new features: Draw Slurs, calculated by Read more → The post Version 0.5.0 released appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]

  • Hello World, OpenSheetMusicDisplay!
    by bukaznik on 19. September 2016 at 20:18

    We are proud to introduce OpenSheetMusicDisplay, the JavaScript library for MusicXML using VexFlow. OpenSheetMusicDisplay (short: OSMD) lets you display your .xml build or .mxl MusicXML sheet music files in modern web browsers like Chrome or Firefox using popular open source rendering software VexFlow. (Please see our series “From MusicXML to JavaScript sheet music display” on what’s Read more → The post Hello World, OpenSheetMusicDisplay! appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]

  • 5 Reasons why we decided to build the first open source JavaScript engine for MusicXML using VexFlow
    by bukaznik on 14. April 2016 at 11:09

    Every developer building solutions for digital sheet music and JavaScript sooner or later stumbles across VexFlow: “VexFlow is an open-source online music notation rendering API. It is written completely in JavaScript, and runs right in the browser. VexFlow supports HTML5 Canvas and SVG.” vexflow.com Here at PhonicScore we were like “Great, just what we needed! Oh wait, no Read more → The post 5 Reasons why we decided to build the first open source JavaScript engine for MusicXML using VexFlow appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]

  • OpenSheetMusicDisplay Preview: this is going to happen over the next months
    by bukaznik on 12. March 2016 at 12:23

    This is post 1 of 1 in the series “From MusicXML to JavaScript sheet music display” The post OpenSheetMusicDisplay Preview: this is going to happen over the next months appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display. […]