A new way to compose music

Lay down some notes, listen, react, and evolve. Hyperscore is an innovative web application with an intuitive graphic interface that puts creativity first and encourages active listening and purposeful composing.

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Compose in just 3 simple steps

Place Notes

Construct a motive by graphically placing teardrops

Draw Pitch

The motive is transposed according to the rules of western musical harmony

Shape Harmony

Use the harmony line to add regions of tension, suspense, or resolution


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Hyperscore is perfect for schools, workshops, and personal use

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New Harmony Line is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization spun out of the M.I.T. Media Laboratory’s Opera of the Future group. Our vision is to enrich lives by enabling individuals of all ages and backgrounds to engage with music—as active listeners, learners, creators, and connectors. New Harmony Line has licensed Hyperscore technology with the goal of further developing and distributing the software for a new generation of music creators.

We seek to partner with individuals and organizations to build and sustain collaborations that promote individuals’ creativity and civic engagement through music.

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