Online Resources for Music Composition

COMPOSING TOOLS

Orchestration

Composition Techniques

“Instruments” and samples

OPPORTUNITIES & CAREER

DISCOVERING MUSIC

WCU library subscriptions: https://library.wcupa.edu > Resources > Databases > Subjects/Music

  • Alexander Street
    • Classical Music Library
    • Classical Scores Library
    • Contemporary World Music
    • Jazz Music Library
    • Opera In Video
  • DRAM
  • Met Opera On Demand
  • Naxos Music Library & Naxos Video Library
  • Oxford Music Online

https://www.newsounds.org

Sheet music collections

Blogs and web ‘zines

Recording sharing

MUSIC NOTATION

Learning notation software

Matthew Hindman fonts (all free!) for use in computer software and for annotating music essays: http://www.hindson.com.au/wordpress/free-fonts-available-for-download. Be sure to get:

  • Times + Musical Symbols (Mac only) and Rhythms
  • Instrument-fingering and pedaling fonts are available for harp, saxophone, recorder.

 

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