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Offline patagonia

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« on: September 27, 2011, 02:14:58 PM »
Hello everyone,

Has anyone heard of Mus2, a microtonal music software that can play all the makams, commas, microtones? 

I bought it the other day after some research and it seems pretty good so far.  Another great thing about it is that you can buy another little package as a bundle, called Mus2Okur, (which literally means Mus2Reader, Mus2  itself means Musiki, as the number 2 is read as 'iki' in Turkish). 

Mus2Okur comes with a very rich Turkish art/classical music database with all the scores written in pdf and they come with MIDI files. 

If anyone is interested in learning how makams sound or how microtones/commas sound, finally there is a software.  There are some bugs related with it, but it's not at a level to disturb the work overall.

Just wanted to share this great find with the fellow forum members.

http://www.mus2.com.tr/en/

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« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2011, 12:04:35 AM »
Thanks, Begli! This looks really interesting.

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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2011, 05:32:53 AM »
Many thanks Begil,
it really sounds great.
I go to see it thoroughly.
Welcome in this forum. I'm sure you will find lots of great information here.
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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2011, 07:33:32 AM »
That's a really useful tool! Thanks Begli!! :TU: :TU:
And the price isn't that high.
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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2011, 01:46:49 PM »
Cool! Thanks Begli!

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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2011, 07:10:16 AM »
Nikos and Philip,

Yes, this is a great software.  And pretty cheap compared to what one would pay for other professional software.  Finale costs $600, while Mus2 costs almost one tenth of that price -- together with the huugge database of written sheet music in PDF.  Which you can simply print out and use.  It also came with MIDI files, so if one desires, he/she can directly use it on the go to listen on a portable device like iPod or BlackBerry etc.  It would reinforce the hearing/ear.

I had an update issue with the second part of the software and they got back to me within 2 hours and it was on a weekend.  So, the team is pretty responsive and all.

Hope you enjoy it if you buy.

Have a nice weekend.
Begli

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« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2011, 09:30:27 AM »
That's a great finding Begli, thank you for sharing,  :TU:  :TU:.

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« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2011, 03:35:13 PM »
Many thanks Begli and welcome to the forum. This is a great contribution!
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2011, 03:06:43 PM »
I am new to this forum, but glad to find it a rich resource for information about Turkish/Greek music!  Many thanks to all who post here.  I play yaylı tanbur and am currently based in Wellington NZ. This software looks interesting.  I'll have a look.  Thanks.

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« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2011, 03:15:19 PM »
welcome to GTC Zane!
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« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2011, 05:45:12 AM »
Welcome to this forum Zane, hope you enjoy it here.
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« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2011, 06:02:28 AM »
Welcome to GTC Zane, it's nice to have a Yayli Tanbur player onboard.
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« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2011, 02:32:02 PM »
Thanks everyone! I'd been missing interactions with musicians of this sort since arriving in Wellington.  Luckily, I've tracked down a good ud player and percussionist. 

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« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2011, 04:14:32 PM »
Welcome to the forum Zane! Have fun here!

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« Reply #14 on: December 05, 2011, 03:17:05 PM »
Wouldn't have known about such ware without this forum... Thanks:)

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« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2011, 02:20:21 PM »
Wouldn't have known about such ware without this forum... Thanks:)

Bravo! :TU:

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« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2012, 05:27:21 PM »
It seems to be a very good program. Did anyone try (bought) the full version? I wonder...

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« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2013, 04:41:09 PM »
Does someone know one similar software for Linux?

By the way, happy new year!

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« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2013, 10:08:44 AM »
I bought it last year, it is not bad... I have been mostly using the Mus2kur, great learning material for classic turkish music. Its worth the price, and they have been good at providing updates and answering my questions
« Last Edit: July 10, 2014, 02:34:26 PM by kklarina »
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« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2013, 02:35:02 PM »
I've just tried the Demo version of Mus2okur...and WOW!! Great stuff!
I'm already waiting for my license number.

Major software with a lot of info to help you with the first important steps on turkish music.

Thanks a lot for sharing this information!
Baltazar

 

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