music software

Virtual DJ

Virtual DJ is fully featured interface for aspiring mixers and DJs. Itís way more than just a toy for amateurs, with this one you get your creative juices flowing. The full version is downloadable but paid for. The Free Home version includes nearly all the features of VirtualDJ Pro, with only a few limitations. Itís all you need if composing from your computer. You only need the full version to use any additional DJ hardware (mixer, turntable, DJ controller or video projector) in a club.

GNU Solfege

Solfege is an open-source software for music education. You can use it to practice your listening skills for rhythm, chords, note scales and note intervals. It helps musicians, music/sound engineers and music enthusiasts to remember and recognize notes to let them play better. Solfege is a great alternative for ear training and for conducting tests for ear training classes.

RoseGarden – a free midi sequencer for Linux

Remember drawing those squiggly lines and circles on 5 lines when you were in music class? You draw them then read them afterward and realize that you do not understand anything you have drawn because they were in weird places between and after the lines. Do not be scared of making the same mistake now. Rose Garden is ready to help you create the best music sheets and midi sequences possible, allowing you unleash the professional musician inside you.