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Electronic Music Scores

Music Scores

Music can be composed and edited on a computer, using specialist software.

Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages of electronic music scores

Quicker to compose and share music.

  • Features include MIDI playback, so you can listen to your creations on the computer
  • Compositions can be shared easily

Disadvantages of electronic music scores

  • Music composition software can be expensive(e.g.  Sibelious)
  • Makes piracy and plagiarism easier
  • Some music is hard to represent using software ( e.g. Flamenco)


Have a go at creating your own music score…