Need to calculate the number of bars in a piece of recorded music? Look no further. … [Read more...] about Get Bar count from Time and Tempo
Another lovely Google+ review of our work came in today from our client Gary Knowles, who's a gifted composer working on music to be performed in his church. Jon Burr is a brilliant arranger who will help you realize the potential of your music. He … [Read more...] about Customer Review – Piano and Vocal arrangements
Our first Google+ review, from our customer Maïa who commissioned some transcriptions for string quartet to be performed at her wedding: … [Read more...] about Customer Review – String Quartet
We often hear the question “How do I go about planning a medley for a wedding ceremony?” Custom-arranged music communicates highly personal and intimate connection, making the major life event of marriage unforgettable for everyone present. Every couple … [Read more...] about Planning a Medley for a Wedding Ceremony
What's different about FInale 2012? The biggest thing different about Finale 2012 is the Score Manager. The (Mac) keyboard shortcut Command-K gets you there, to find functions that used to be in File Info, Instrument setup and the Staff too. One tab is … [Read more...] about What’s different about Finale 2012?
A question often asked is - what makes a great music arrangement? It's great if it's written with the lyric and against the melody (has oppositional countermelodies), and organic reharmonization of the original chords. "With the lyric" means the … [Read more...] about What Makes a Great Music Arrangement?
Our most requested service is creating printed parts and lead sheets for use in live performance.We follow professional standards and conventions in formatting musical parts for maximum clarity, simplicity, and legibility. Formatting correct music … [Read more...] about Printed Parts and Lead Sheets
At arrangerforhire.com, our staff arrangers can create custom arrangements for any size music ensemble, regardless of output format. Different formats include: Printed sheet music for live performance by live musicians Professionally formatted, … [Read more...] about Custom Arrangements for any size music ensemble
The subject of arranging is extremely vast and quite interesting for someone wanting to delve into the x's ond o's of it all. One aspect of writing that I had the chance to explore was the use of hidden texture in music arranging. I'd like to share … [Read more...] about Hidden Texture in Music Arranging