[svlug] [K12OSN] FOSS music notation and editing software
steffl at bigfoot.com
Sun Sep 23 10:56:58 PDT 2007
Christian Einfeldt wrote:
> On 9/12/07, *Sonja Gonzalez* <sgonzalez at sau83.org
> <mailto:sgonzalez at sau83.org>> wrote:
> Sorry, I was incomplete (I don't know much about this software.) The
> free version is Finale Notepad, and that's what she wants.
> Just a few minutes ago, I gave our music teacher a free computer with
> Edubuntu Linux, running Rosegarden, NoteEdit, GNU Denomo, and GNU
> Solfege. She is going to take the computer home and experiment with
> it. She originally asked the school to spend money on a proprietary
> license that would have cost $80 for 14 seats, or nearly $1, 000.00.
> Now she has decided that money would be better spent on instruments, and
> she is going to try to run those open source software music programs
> across our Edubuntu thin client network.
> Sonja, maybe you would be interested in contacting one of these
> organizations to find out about receiving free computers for your
> school. There might even be a program like this near you in Fremont, NH.
LAU (linux audio users) mailing list at
pretty good in answering this sort of questions.
IMO these might be usefull to look at (in addition to the programs
- Muse sequencer http://muse-sequencer.org/
- Hydrogen drum machine http://www.hydrogen-music.org/
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