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    New MagicScore Notation for MS Word Dynamic Notation Plug-in for Microsoft Word


    displaymsword-cdd2502c.png.bf49b7f3bcc2b070b3cbcb2da9c1dc89.pngSeattle, WA – September 15, 2016. eMedia Music Corp., developer and distributor of award-winning music software, has begun shipping version 8 of MagicScore Notation for MS Word. Created by Maestro Music Software, the software works as a plug-in for Microsoft Word® and allows dynamic creation and editing of music scores, guitar tabs, notes, and music symbols in Word.


    MagicScore Notation For MS Word is powerful music notation software that enables the placement of editable music notation in a Microsoft Word document. It’s great for educators, lessons studios, bands, and worship leaders — anyone who needs to distribute music notation with performance notes and graphics and doesn’t want to require students or band members to purchase notation software.


    Other notation programs only export an image of the score which cannot be changed once imported into Word. MagicScore Notation for MS Word lets you easily edit music notes in Word as well as musical symbols and other parts of a musical score. Simply place the MagicScore Notation object in a Word document, click on the part of the music that needs to be changed, and it launches the editor window. Select “Update” in the editor and the changes are instantly reflected in Word. Anyone with Word will be able to open, view, and print your document with the included score and can even edit non-notation elements on the page such as text or graphics.


    MagicScore Notation For MS Word is a great tool for educators. Creating music worksheets, flash cards, and tests is easy when adding notes and music symbols in Word. Text and music notation flow together easily in a single Word document for easy distribution. Importing MIDI, MusicXML, and gp4 guitar tab files (compositions, examples, exercises, etc.) and adding fingering suggestions and performance comments makes creating lessons faster. Editing the pitch of individual music notes and transposing parts for any instrument are easy tasks. Adding tables, charts, formulas, text, and more with Word’s tools along with music notation allows quick creation of rich documents.


    MagicScore Notation For MS Word is a plug-in for a host application, not a stand-along product like MagicScore Maestro. Word is the officially-supported host, but Magicscore Notation for MS Word currently works with other programs that support OLE (object embedding) including Open Office. 






    • Full-featured notation software that lets you place music notation with editable notes, chords, and music symbols in Word. Even creating guitar tabs in Word is easy!
    • Note entry via the Note Palette, a virtual piano or guitar, Chord Builder, key commands, or MIDI keyboard lets you quickly add music notes in Word. Part extraction allows music notation in Word for individual parts in score.
    • Listen to your music with dynamics and articulations using MIDI orchestral and band sounds.
    • Drag and drop articulations, dynamics, or tempo markings anywhere in the score and easily attach them to any note or measure Add music symbols in Word the easy way with MagicScore’s extensive tool palettes.
    • Write music in clean, crisp notation using flexible templates, multiple articulations, and dynamics while having access to an unlimited number of staves and measures in each score. Customize any of the predefined ensemble templates or choose from dozens of instruments and staff configurations. No more fussing with music fonts in Word that can never deliver a satisfying score. Save files in DOC format for unsurpassed compatibility and ease of use.
    • Print documents complete with any annotations or instructions directly from within Word.
    • Extensive and interactive Help system.


    MagicScore Notation For MS Word is available now via the eMedia Music website. Suggested retail price is $99.95 (USD).


    About eMedia Music

    eMedia Music Corporation is an award-winning software developer and distributor dedicated to producing high-quality, interactive music instruction software and DVDs. Formed in 1994 by Adrian Burton, formerly a manager at Microsoft Multimedia Publishing, eMedia is now the world's leading publisher and distributor of music instruction software and DVDs. eMedia's flagship titles are the best-selling eMedia Guitar Method and eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method. eMedia also distributes other software titles including EarMaster Pro for ear training; Guitar Pro for guitar notation; Music Theory Tutor for learning music theory and PG Music's Band-in-a-Box for auto-accompaniment. For more information, please visit eMediaMusic.com.


    About Maestro Music Software

    Over the last 15 years, Maestro Music Software has developed a unique range of music notation and composition software. The MagicScore family is well-known among musicians and highly acclaimed by experts, praised in reviews and independent publications. Maestro Music Software received a winning entry in the Intel App Innovation Contest 2013 (AIC 2013). For more information, please visit musicaleditor.com.

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