Why Pixels Instead of Paper?

I’m such a paper person but I can’t deny the ease of digital sheet music. What are your thoughts?

Technology in Music Education

The MusicGoat website has a list of ten reasons why you would want to use digital music instead of paper music. You can find the complete article here (and Hugh Sung, the creator of the Air Turn Bluetooth page turning [and other functions] device has a book coming soon). To summarize the article, digital music is better because:

  • It eliminates bulk
  • You don't lose music
  • You can find music instantly
  • You can make set lists
  • You can transpose music instantly
  • You can mark up your music as you wish, without ruining it
  • You can eliminate blind spots, bad cuts, and bad page turns
  • You can enlarge your music
  • You can turn everyone's pages (a feature of unrealBook)
  • You can turn pages hand free with AirTurn

I think all of these items are true, and all are important, but there are a few more reasons to go digital when you consider…

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