ScoreDate ~ Music Reading & Ear Training


ScoreDate is your date with the music! It is open source software written in Java that helps musicians learn to read music; it also helps with ear training. It is suitable for any skill level, from beginner to professional; from slow training to first sight reading.

Features:

  • Notes in line exercise
  • Rhythms exercise
  • Score reading exercise
  • Ear training exercise with 4 levels of difficulty
  • Exercises – Creation, edit, save and playback
  • Statistics with monthly and daily view
  • Supports of 4 clefs: Violin, Bass, Alto, Tenor, with a maximum of 2 at the same time
  • Supports of notes: Whole, half, dotted half, quarter, dotted quarter, eighth, triplets, pauses
  • Selection of the notes range for each clef. Maximum of 4 additional lines above and below the staff
  • Virtual piano, to exercise without having external devices
  • Chords, intervals and accidentals exercise
  • Learning mode, that shows the name of the note or the chord displayed on the staff
  • Realtime playback supporting ASIO, WDMKS, DirectSound, Jack, ALSA, OSS
  • Translated in 15 languages

sourceforge.net/projects/scoredate

sc68 ~ Cross-platform Atari ST & Amiga Audio Player


sc68 is an Atari ST and Amiga music player.

The sc68 is a Atari-ST and Amiga music player. It comes as a command line music player as well as libraries for developers and various plugins for well know programs.

sourceforge.net/projects/sc68

Tiny Player ~ Windows Applet


Audio, video and CD/DVD player that uses DirectShow technology. It can read (but not modify) ID3/Ogg/APE/WMA tags and show sub/srt/aqt/dks subtitles. CD information can be obtained from freedb, CD-TEXT or cdplayer.ini and submitted to freedb.

Features:

  • custom playback speed, single frame step, capture frame
  • you can change subtitles color, size, font, vertical position
  • no gap between audio tracks
  • save audio to WAV file
  • equalizer
  • two visualizations – spectrum and oscilloscope

tiny player

sourceforge.net/projects/tinyplayer

GNUitar ~ Multiplatform Guitar Effects


GNUitar is guitar effects software that allows you to use your PC as guitar processor. It includes the following effects: wah-wah, sustain, distortion, reverberator, echo, delay, tremolo, vibrato, and chorus/flanger.

 

sourceforge.net/projects/gnuitar

GNU Solfege ~ Train Your Ears


GNU Solfege is *free* ear training software written in Python 3.4 using the Gtk+ 3 toolkit. The program is designed to be easily extended with lesson files (data files), so the user can create new exercises.

www.gnu.org/software/solfege
sourceforge.net/projects/solfege

TiMidity++ ~ Synthesizer & Player


TiMidity++ is a software synthesizer. It can play MIDI files by converting them into PCM waveform data; give it a MIDI data along with digital instrument data files, then it synthesizes them in real-time, and plays. It can not only play sounds, but also can save the generated waveforms into hard disks as various audio file formats.

TiMidity++ is a free software, distributed under the terms of GNU general public license.

Features:

  • Plays MIDI files without any external MIDI instruments at all
  • Understands SMF, MOD, RCP/R36/G18/G36, MFI
  • Converts MIDI files into various audio file formats: .wav, .au, .aiff, .ogg and so on
  • Uses Gravis Ultrasound compatible patch files and/or SoundFonts as the voice data
  • Displays information about the music that is now playing
  • Various user interfaces: ncurses, gtk, Win32-GUI, and others
  • Plays remote MIDI files over the network
  • Plays MIDI files in archive files
  • Displays sound spectrogram for the playing music
  • Trace playing

timidity.sourceforge.net
sourceforge.net/projects/timidity