MusicScore: Mobile Music Composition for Practice and Fun

Provided by: Association for Computing Machinery Topic: Software Date Added: Nov 2012 Format: PDF
In this paper, the authors present their design of MusicScore, a professional grade application on the iOS platform for music composition and live performance tracking, used by composers and amateurs alike. As its foundation, they have designed and implemented a high-quality music engraver, capable of real-time interactive rendering on mobile devices, as well as an intuitive user interface based on multitouch, both built from scratch using Objective-C and Cocoa Touch. To make MusicScore appealing to the general population for their practice and fun, they have introduced a unique auditory capability to MusicScore, so that it can "listen" to and analyze live instrument performance in real time.

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