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

  • OSMD 1.5 is now 30-60% faster!
    by sschmid on 22. April 2022 at 17:16

    OSMD 1.5.0 was just released (see changelog) and is now 30-60% faster! How, you ask? The short answer: batch processing and WebGL. How OSMD got a 30-60% speed boost It … OSMD 1.5 is now 30-60% faster! Read More » The post OSMD 1.5 is now 30-60% faster! appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • Performance Mode – WP Premium Feature Highlight
    by justin on 20. March 2022 at 15:58

    Overview “Performance Mode” was introduced exclusively for our Github sponsors and Premium WordPress users. It uses a faster algorithm to render the music sheet, resulting in up to 3x less … Performance Mode – WP Premium Feature Highlight Read More » The post Performance Mode – WP Premium Feature Highlight appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • Introducing OSMD dark mode
    by marin on 17. March 2022 at 20:51

    What’s the dark mode all about? The new dark option enables developers using OSMD to set the music sheet background color and the music sheet color itself, for example to … Introducing OSMD dark mode Read More » The post Introducing OSMD dark mode appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • OSMD Starts the year with a new update
    by marin on 1. February 2022 at 12:09

    Rendering Music XML just got on a new level. The new 1.4.1. version is packed with cool new features like single instrument transposition, chord symbol coloring, staggering option, etc. In … OSMD Starts the year with a new update Read More » The post OSMD Starts the year with a new update appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • 10 ideas for NFTs in (classical) music today
    by rdouglass on 6. December 2021 at 21:50

    In part 1 of this mini-series on NFTs, I discussed why I think NFTs are so revolutionary, but that they will ultimately be so commonplace as to be boring. This … 10 ideas for NFTs in (classical) music today Read More » The post 10 ideas for NFTs in (classical) music today appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • OSMD Audio Player upgraded!
    by marin on 24. November 2021 at 15:29

    We released the OSMD MusicXML audio player almost a year ago. Our usual focus is improving OSMD in general (the latest version 1.3.0. just got released), but this time it … OSMD Audio Player upgraded! Read More » The post OSMD Audio Player upgraded! appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • Introducing OSMD Version 1.3.0.
    by marin on 16. November 2021 at 14:30

    Rendering Music XML with Open Sheet Music Display just landed on another level. Other than bugfixes, its latest release is packed with 4 major improvements. In this post, we’ll give … Introducing OSMD Version 1.3.0. Read More » The post Introducing OSMD Version 1.3.0. appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • NFTs are boring. NFTs are revolutionary!
    by rdouglass on 6. October 2021 at 15:19

    NFTs may be all the craze, and I truly believe that they signify a fundamental change in the way we interact with the Internet, but they’re not entirely new, and … NFTs are boring. NFTs are revolutionary! Read More » The post NFTs are boring. NFTs are revolutionary! appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • Screencast: Codebase overview (Typescript)
    by bukaznik on 23. September 2021 at 9:49

    In this video:  Overview of models ☑️ MusicXML Processing ☑️ Reading ☑️ Calculating ☑️ Rendering ☑️ In this video we are going to be covering the OSMD codebase in some … Screencast: Codebase overview (Typescript) Read More » The post Screencast: Codebase overview (Typescript) appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • Screencast: Getting started with OSMD for TypeScript
    by bukaznik on 23. September 2021 at 9:45

    This video covers setting up a basic development environment for OSMD and is available for everyone: Prerequisite knowledge of OSMD ☑️ Required tools ☑️ Getting & running codebase ☑️ Opening … Screencast: Getting started with OSMD for TypeScript Read More » The post Screencast: Getting started with OSMD for TypeScript appeared first on Open Sheet Music Display.

  • Practice Bird in individual lessons and in music groups
    by Matthias Uiberacker on 7. July 2020 at 12:22

    Der Beitrag Practice Bird in individual lessons and in music groups erschien zuerst auf Practice Bird iOS and Android App.

  • How to import Sight Reading Exercises to Practice Bird iOS App
    by Thomas Buchstaetter on 6. March 2020 at 14:55

    Now you have your personalized sight reading exercises and you have shared them on your WordPress site. The only thing you have to do now is practice! With the iOS App Practice Bird, you can simply add your MusicXML file and get feedback in real-time when you play! Import Sight Reading Exercises to Practice Bird

  • How to embed MusicXML Sheet Music in WordPress using OSME
    by Thomas Buchstaetter on 6. March 2020 at 14:54

    Do you have your own WordPress site? OSME makes it even easier for you to embed your MusicXML sheet music! Find out how by watching the video below! Embed MusicXML files onto your WordPress site Go to opensheetmusiceducation.org Click “Embed Sheet Music” from the menu bar on the top right corner Login or register your

  • How to generate the Embed Code for MusicXML Sheet Music
    by Thomas Buchstaetter on 6. March 2020 at 14:53

    Once you have created your personalized sight reading exercises, I am sure you want to share them with friends, family and fellow musicians. We have made it even easier for you to do so by developing a way to generate an embed code for your MusicXML file with only a few clicks! Generate your unique

  • How to generate unique MusicXML Sight Reading Exercises with OSME for free
    by Thomas Buchstaetter on 6. March 2020 at 14:50

    If you want to generate unique MusicXML Sight Reading Exercises, you can now do so with OSME! It is completely free and most importantly .. easy! Here is a short video to show you how it’s done! Not able to watch a video right now? Scroll further down to see written instructions and photos. Written

  • 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.