|Michael Good||Jan 14, 2004 9:52 am|
|Subject:||[SPAM] Recordare Announces MusicXML 1.0|
|From:||Michael Good (go...@recordare.com)|
|Date:||Jan 14, 2004 9:52:03 am|
Recordare Announces MusicXML 1.0
LOS ALTOS, CA (January 14, 2004) - Recordare LLC, an Internet music software and publishing company, has released version 1.0 of MusicXML. MusicXML is the first file format that allows the common Western music notation used in printed sheet music to be fully shared among a wide range of computer applications.
Recordare has also released new versions of its Dolet for Finale and Dolet for Sibelius plug-ins that support MusicXML 1.0. The Dolet plug-ins serve as "universal translators" between music notation programs. Dolet for Finale 1.3 reads and writes MusicXML files, allowing Finale to communicate with any other application that supports MusicXML. Dolet for Sibelius 1.1 writes MusicXML files that can be shared with users of Finale, Turandot, and other programs that can read MusicXML.
"While MusicXML support has been shipping with Finale and SharpEye Music Reader for some time, we wanted real-life experience with a wider range of applications before releasing version 1.0," stated Michael Good, CEO of Recordare LLC. "Now that applications such as MuseBook Score and the Rosegarden sequencer use MusicXML, we have reached that goal."
Korean pianist Choong-Mo Kang used AMuseTec's MuseBook Score in his December 20 performance of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier II at the Seoul Arts Center Concert Hall. The MuseBook is an electronic music stand that displays MusicXML scores and automates page turns for the performer. "The MusicXML format is a great interface for various musical needs," stated Doill Jung, CEO of AMuseTec Co., Ltd. "MusicXML is very well-suited as a solution for us, and I hope it will be the standard of the music industry in the near future."
MusicXML is supported by 25 different programs running on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux systems. These include the leading music notation editors (Finale and Sibelius), leading music scanning programs (SharpEye Music Reader and PhotoScore Professional), plus algorithmic composition programs, sequencers, music stands, and tablature editors. This combined support makes MusicXML far and away the most widely adopted music notation format since MIDI.
For additional information, please contact Michael Good at:
Recordare LLC PO Box 3459 Los Altos, CA 94024 USA
Toll-free: (866) XML-NOTE or 965-6683 International: +1 (650) 965-7267 in...@recordare.com www.recordare.com
Recordare and Dolet are registered trademarks of Recordare LLC. Finale, Sibelius, MuseBook, and PhotoScore are registered trademarks of their respective companies.