Posted by: Starr Keys
HarmonyBuilder - 05/24/11 05:24 PM
Has anyone heard of or had any experience with HarmonyBuilder software? I need a scoring program to record my arrangements and HarmonyBuilder seems to be the only one out that plays what you write. I have three hesitations with it, 1) I’ve seen absolutely no reviews on it on the web, 2) it is web based, so you don’t actually own the program, and 3) it only records 4 voices. The last is a minor consideration since I’m mainly concerned right now with recording accompaniment arrangements for a vocal. It cost $30 for the basic program but you can add upgrades to Basic later if you want which provide harmonic analysis and correct and point out theoretical considerations. Its main selling point seems to be that you are able to compose and listen to what you create away from the piano. But it’s a mystery to me why more people aren’t talking about it if it’s so unique. Please, I’m only interested in responses from those unaffiliated with the company.